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.
Hyman Batalion's Oral History
Hyman Batalion, Yiddish speaker and Montreal native, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 16, 2016, at the Segal Centre for the Performing Arts in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
Video highlights from this oral history
Lots of Smelly Meat: A Vegetarian Remembers What His Mother Cooked When He Was a Kid
2 min 27 sec
Slide 3 of 6