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.

Pete Rushefsky's Oral History

Pete Rushefsky, executive director of the Center for Traditional Music & Dance and musician, specializing in Jewish hammered dulcimer, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 10th, 2018, in New York City.

This interview was conducted in English.

Pete Rushefsky was born in Rochester, NY in 1970.