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.
Baruch Shoob's Oral History
Baruch Shoob, native Yiddish speaker and former Jewish partisan fighter, was interviewed by Agnieszka Ilwicka on September 20, 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.
Video highlights from this oral history
From Heder to Gymnasium: My Jewish Education in Vilna in the Interwar Period
6 min 34 sec
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Antisemitism in the Forest: My Experience as a Jewish Partisan Outside of Vilna
4 min 7 sec
Slide 2 of 4