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.
Irv Zuckerman's Oral History
Irv Zuckerman - Brighton Beach native, WWII veteran, and activist - was interviewed by David Schlitt on June 6, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.
This interview was conducted in English.
Irv Zuckerman was born in New York in 1924. Irv died in 2019.
Video highlights from this oral history
"My Mother Did Not Allow Me To Run with the 'Trombeniks'": How My Childhood Made Me a Clumsy Soldier
2 min 42 sec
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