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.
Noami Leaf Halpern's Oral History
Noami Leaf Halpern, Jewish dancer and centenarian, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on January 27th, 2017, in Woodstock, New York.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
Noami Leaf Halpern was born in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1914.
Video highlights from this oral history
"They Knew A War Was Coming": Zionism At Home and Leaving Palestine Before World War Two
1 min 29 sec
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