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.

Making New Yiddish Song Resources Available: Projects of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance

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Pete Rushefsky, musician specializing in Jewish hammered dulcimer, describes some of the recent efforts of the Center for Traditional Music & Dance, of which he is the executive director, to make traditional Yiddish song sources more accessible to the public.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Pete Rushefsky.

This excerpt is in English.

Pete Rushefsky was born in Rochester, NY in 1970.