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.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?