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.
Hershl Hartman's Oral History
Hershl Hartman, native Yiddish speaker and educational director at the Sholem Community in California, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on January 15, 2013 at Workmen's Circle in Los Angeles, California.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.
Hershl Hartman was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1929.
Video highlights from this oral history
Shtot Oder Shtok?: Dialects & Interpreting for Hasidim on Phone Help Lines
1 min 54 sec
Slide 7 of 10