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.
Miriam "Mimi" Erlich's Oral History
Miriam "Mimi" Erlich, z"l, descendant of Jewish historian Shimon Dubnow, Bund leader Henrych Erlich, and Russian poet Sofye Dubnow Erlich, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on September 26th, 2019 in New York City.
This interview was conducted in English.
Miriam "Mimi" Erlich was born in 1940. Miriam "Mimi" died in 2021.
Video highlights from this oral history
Moving to Cambridge, Massachusetts: "None of the Kids had Ever Seen a Jew Before"
2 min 32 sec
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