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.
Dan Dropkin's Oral History
Dan Dropkin, grandson of Yiddish poet Celia Dropkin, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on March 22, 2018 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
This interview was conducted in English.
More information about this oral history
- Family histories
- Jewish Identity
- Career and Professional Life
- Family traditions
- Eastern Europe
- United States
- Politics and political movements
- Yiddish Book Center
- Descendants of Yiddish personalities
- Beyond the Books
- Yiddish personalities
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About the Wexler Oral History Project
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.
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