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.
David Slucki's Oral History
David Slucki, professor of Jewish Studies at Austraila's Monash University, was interviewed by Jessica Parker on December 16, 2012 at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Chicago, Illinois.
This interview was conducted in English.
David Slucki was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1984.
Video highlights from this oral history
More information about this oral history
- Favorite Yiddish word
- Yiddish words
- Family histories
- Jewish Identity
- Yiddish language
- Yiddish learning
- Yiddish revival and activism
- Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish
- Immigration and migration
- Career and Professional Life
- Eastern Europe
- Soviet Union
- United States
- Politics and political movements
- Youth group
- Cultural transmission
- Jewish community
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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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