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.
Israel Milkow's Oral History
Israel Milkow, child survivor of the Holocaust and retired IT professional, was interviewed by Lynn Yanis on June 18, 2013 in Amherst, Massachusetts.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.
Israel Milkow was born in Slonim, Poland in 1935.
Video highlights from this oral history
"If You Want To Eat Latkes, Wait For Hanukkah": On Jewish Identification, Especially After The Holocaust
2 min 7 sec
Slide 8 of 10