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.
Yisroel Rudnitsky's Oral History
Yisroel Rudnitsky, Yiddish editor, typesetter, and printer, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 22, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
More information about this oral history
- Family histories
- Jewish Identity
- Yiddish language
- Yiddish speaker
- Immigration and migration
- Career and Professional Life
- World War II
- Jewish education
- Family traditions
- Jewish holidays
- Eastern Europe
- Soviet Union
- Politics and political movements
- Jewish community
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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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