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.
Jerry Weinstein's Oral History
Jerry Weinstein, former Education professor at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, was interviewed by Rola Younes on May 29, 2014 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.
This interview was conducted in English.
Jerry Weinstein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1930.
Video highlights from this oral history
"A Neighborhood Celebration": Street Games and Passover in West Philadelphia
1 min 26 sec
Slide 1 of 9
1950s, Kentucky State College: Encountering Segregation in the South for the First Time
2 min 31 sec
Slide 3 of 9