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.

Nina Dabek's Oral History

Nina Dabek, filmmaker and Yiddishist, was interviewed by Allison Posner on October 11, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.

This interview was conducted in English.

Nina Dabek was born in New York, New York in 1956.

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?