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.

Leela Corman's Oral History

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Leela Corman, graphic artist, was interviewed by Danielle Winter on June 16, 2014 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.

This interview was conducted in English.

Leela Corman was born in 1972 in Massachusetts .

This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.

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Themes in this oral history:

  • New York City, New York, World War II, 1960s,
  • Advice
  • Favorite Yiddish word
  • Yiddish words
  • Family history
  • stories about ancestors
  • Childhood
  • Jewish Identity
  • Yiddish language
  • Career and Professional Life
  • World War Two
  • Secular
  • Secularism
  • Non-religious
  • Old Country
  • Assimilation
  • Visual Arts

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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