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.

Tuvia Schwartz's Oral History

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Tuvia Schwartz, a child survivor of the Holocaust, was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik on April 18, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. This interview is entirely in Yiddish.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

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Themes in this oral history:

  • Tuvia Schwartz, Poland, Lodz, Germany, Auschwitz,
  • Childhood
  • World War Two
  • Eastern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Immigration
  • Migration
  • Israel
  • Holocaust
  • Yiddish speaker

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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.

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