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.
Jack Hoffinger's Oral History
Jack Hoffinger, attorney who grew up in the Bronx and Coney Island, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 28, 2015 in his home in New York, New York.
This interview was conducted in English.
Jack Hoffinger was born in Bronx, New York in 1926.
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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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