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.

Ilan Stavans's Oral History

Ilan Stavans, academic and writer, was interviewed by Lesley Yalen on May 31, 2013 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.

This interview was conducted in English.

Ilan Stavans was born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1961.

Artifacts related to this oral history