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.

Joel Berkowitz's Oral History

Joel Berkowitz, Director of Jewish Studies and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was interviewed by Jessica Parker on December 17, 2012 at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Chicago, Illinois.

This interview was conducted in English.

Joel Berkowitz was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1965.