The "Deportivo" Sports Center as The Central Jewish Culture Center in Mexico City

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Estela Aizenman Stern, Mexican school teacher and Yiddish enthusiast, explains how 65 years ago, her father helped found the “Deportivo” center, a place for sports, theatre, art, social events, Yiddish library. She explains, too, that a Yiddish radio show, Yidishe Shtunde, helped to raise donations for the “Deportivo”.

To learn more about the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, visit:

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