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.
Jack Lewin's Oral History
Jack Lewin, Yiddish poet and actor based in Los Angeles, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
Jack Lewin was born in Lodz, Poland in 1928.
Video highlights from this oral history
Mathematics Was Taught in Yiddish Until Fifth Grade: The Medem School in Lodz
3 min 11 sec
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