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.

Yosl Bergner's Oral History

Yosl Bergner, z"l, painter and descendant of Yiddish writers Hinde Bergner and Meylekh (Melech) Ravitch, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 23, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

This interview was conducted in English and Yiddish.

Yosl Bergner was born in Vienna, Austria in 1920. Yosl died in 2017.

Artifacts related to this oral history