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.
Miriam Forman's Oral History
Miriam Forman, daughter of Yiddish author and Jewish educator Solomon Simon, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 30, 2013 in New York City.
This interview was conducted in English.
Miriam Forman was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1936.
Video highlights from this oral history
“We’re Not Going Here at All - Ever!”: A Secular Child’s Shocked Reaction to a Shul
1 min 43 sec
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“He Was The Light Of My Life”: My Relationship With My Father, Writer Solomon Simon
1 min 2 sec
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