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.
Ben-Zion Gold's Oral History
Rabbi Ben-Zion Gold, z"l, long-time Rabbi of the Harvard University Hillel, was interviewed by Jane Myers and Christa Whitney with Jayne Guberman on April 8, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.
Ben-Zion Gold was born in Radom, Poland in 1923. Ben-Zion died in 2016.
Video highlights from this oral history
Rabbi Ben-Zion Gold Remembers the Family’s “Concert” of Zmires on Friday Nights Growing Up
1 min 27 sec
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Rabbi Ben-Zion Gold Sings "Az Ikh Volt Gehat Koyekh (If I Had the Strength)"
1 min 1 sec
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More information about this oral history
This narrator's full interview is not available.