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.

Mark Gerstein's Oral History

Mark Gerstein - former high school history teacher and Wexler Oral History Project volunteer - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 5, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Mark passed away on November 20, 2013 - may his memory be a blessing.

This interview was conducted in English.

Mark Gerstein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1949. Mark died in 2013.

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