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.

Teaching World War II

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Christa Whitney first encountered Jewish studies in high school, while taking an elective history course. Christa speaks about how the teacher aided students in better understanding what many Jews experienced during the Holocaust.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Christa Whitney.

This excerpt is in English.

Christa Whitney was born in Oakland, California in 1987.