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.

Ansky's Photographs: A Hidden Collection

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Valery Dymshits, researcher and lecturer at the Interdepartmental Center "Petersburg Judaica" at the European University at St. Petersburg tells the history of a collection of photographs taken by Solomon Iudovin and S. Ansky as part of their ethnographic expedition in order to collect Jewish oral, and musical relics.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Valery Dymshits.

This excerpt is in Russian.