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.

Isaac (Ying) Halpern's Oral History

Isaac (Ying) Halpern, son of Yiddish poet Moyshe-Leyb Halpern, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on February 21, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.

This interview was conducted in English.

Isaac (Ying) Halpern was born in New York, New York in 1923.

Video highlights from this oral history

Artifacts related to this oral history