The Yiddish Book Center's
Wexler Oral History Project
A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.
The Stash: Poetry by the Kilo
Valery Dymshits, researcher and lecturer at the Interdepartmental Center "Petersburg Judaica" at the European University at St. Petersburg tells the story of how he got a special package from the Yiddish Book Center.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Valery Dymshits.
This excerpt is in Russian.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.