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.

Alec (Leyzer) Burko's Oral History

Alec (Leyzer) Burko, a graduate student and staff member at the Yiddish Forverts, was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik on March 12, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. This interview is entirely in Yiddish.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

Alec (Leyzer) Burko was born in Carbondale, Illinois in 1978.

Artifacts related to this oral history