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.
Itzik Gottesman's Oral History
Itzik Gottesman - folklorist and associate editor at the Forverts - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 23, 2013 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains, Canada. The interview was conducted entirely in Yiddish.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
Itzik Gottesman was born in Bronx, New York in 1957.
Video highlights from this oral history
The Philosophy of Camp Boiberik, A Yiddish-Inspired Apolitical Summer Camp
3 min 35 sec
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