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.

Deena Bloch Schaffert's Oral History

Deena Bloch Shaffert, eldest grandchild of Yiddish writer Solomon Simon, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 29, 2017 in Huntington, New York.

This interview was conducted in English.