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.

Philip (Fishl) Kutner's Oral History

Philip (Fishl) Kutner, founder of "Der Bay" a website for Yiddish networking information, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 9, 2016 in San Mateo, California.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.

Philip (Fishl) Kutner was born in 1926.

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?