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.
Nikolai (Kolya) Borodulin's Oral History
Nikolai (Kolya) Borodulin, master teacher at Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, was interviewed by Pauline Katz on August 25, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
Nikolai (Kolya) Borodulin was born in Birobidzhan, Russia in 1961.
Video highlights from this oral history
Discovering Chancellor Murphy’s Connection To Birobizhan on My First Trip To America
1 min 37 sec
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I Started Studying Yiddish Because I Was Offered A Job To Teach It In Birobidzhan
1 min 45 sec
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