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.
Martin Schiller's Oral History
Martin Schiller, a retired electrical engineer and Holocaust survivor, was interviewed on June 13, 2013 by Mark Gerstein at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.
This interview was conducted in English.
Martin Schiller was born in Poland in 1933.
Video highlights from this oral history
"Shabbes for Me Was A Song From Friday Night Until The End": Celebrating Shabbes in Tarnobrzeg, Poland in the 1930s
1 min 34 sec
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The Dilemmas Posed by Collective Punishment in Forced Labor Camps During WWII
1 min 41 sec
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