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.

Valery Dymshits's Oral History

Valery Dymshits, researcher and lecturer at the Interdepartmental Center "Petersburg Judaica" at the European University at St. Petersburg, was interviewed by Tanya Panova on February 15, 2017, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

This interview was conducted in Russian.