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.

Eugene Driker's Oral History

Eugene Driker, chair of Yiddish Book Center board of directors 2011-2016, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 28, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

This interview was conducted in English.

Eugene Driker was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1937.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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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.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?