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.
Paul Lempel's Oral History
Paul Lempel, attorney and son of Yiddish writer, Blume Lempel, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 10th, 2019 in Eastchester, NY.
This interview was conducted in English.
Paul Lempel was born in Paris, France in 1935.
More information about this oral history
- Yiddish scene
- Yiddish speaker
- Immigration and migration
- World War II
- Old Country
- Eastern Europe
- Western Europe
- United States
- Descendants of Yiddish personalities
- Yiddish personalities
- Long Beach
- New York
- Blume Lempel
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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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