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.

Iosif Lakhman's Oral History

Iosif Lakhman, z"l, native Yiddish speaker who grew up in the Soviet Union and writer for the Forverts, was interviewed by Aaron Lansky on October 30, 2013 in Brighton, MA.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

Iosif Lakhman was born in Ukraine in 1921. Iosif died in 2017.

Artifacts related to this oral history