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.

"You can throw out your socks in America!": Growing Up in Winnepeg

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Bracha warmly remembers growing up in Jewish Winnepeg and reflects on economic status of different generations.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bracha Weingrod.

This excerpt is in English.

Bracha Weingrod was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1930.