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.

Bernie Agranoff's Oral History

Bernie Agranoff, scientist and professor at the University of Michigan, whose uncle was a Yiddish theater prompter in Detroit, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 29, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

This interview was conducted in English.

Bernie Agranoff was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1926.