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.

Miriam Forman and David Simon's Oral History

David Simon & Miriam Forman, son and daughter of Yiddish author and Jewish educator Solomon Simon, were interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 29, 2013 in New York City.

This interview was conducted in English.

Miriam Forman was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1936. Miriam died in 2019.

David Simon was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1924.

Artifacts related to this oral history