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.
Harriet Murav's Oral History
Harriet Murav was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 20, 2016 at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference in San Diego, California.
This interview was conducted in English.
Video highlights from this oral history
Planning a Future: What I Learned From Reading Dovid Bergelson2 minutes 41 seconds
Who is Jack? Yiddish Permeated the Atmosphere1 minute 23 seconds
Yiddish Isn't a Hard Language to Learn!2 minutes 1 second
Working at Jewish Family Services in Chicago3 minutes 22 seconds
Why Should You Read David Bergelson?1 minute 45 seconds
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