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.

Samuel (Shmuel) Bak's Oral History

Samuel (Shmuel) Bak, Jewish artist born in Vilna, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 3, 2014 in Weston, Massachusetts.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.

Samuel (Shmuel) Bak was born in Vilna, Lithuania in 1933.

Artifacts related to this oral history