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.
Rukhl (Sore-Rukhl) Schaechter's Oral History
Rukhl (Sore-Rukhl) Schaechter, editor of the Forverts and Yiddish educator and journalist, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 14, 2014 at Yidish-Vokh in Reisterstown, Maryland.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
Video highlights from this oral history
"What News?": The Nerve-racking Beginning Mordkhe Schaechter's Advanced Yiddish Class
2 min 7 sec
Slide 8 of 10