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 Annual Der-Shteyn Gathering
Miriam "Mimi" Erlich, z"l, descendant of Jewish historian Shimon Dubnow, Bund leader Henrych Erlich, and Russian poet Sofye Dubnow Erlich, discusses taking part in the annual commemoration on the anniversary of the April 19th Warsaw Ghetto uprising at Der Shteyn. She mentions that Irena Klepfisz also takes part in this commemoration.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Miriam "Mimi" Erlich.
This excerpt is in English.
Miriam "Mimi" Erlich was born in 1940. Miriam "Mimi" died in 2021.
This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.