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.

Irad Ben Isaak's Oral History

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Irad Ben Isaak, PhD student in Yiddish Literature at Europa Universitat Viadrina, was interviewed by Tatiana (Tanya) Panova on December 2nd, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

This interview was conducted in English.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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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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