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.

Coming to Terms with Realities of Communism (Father Happy in the U.S. and Dissillunsioned with Communism)

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Harriet Bonfeld discusses her father's content with living in the United States and his gradual disappointment with the realities of communism.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Harriet Bonfeld.

This excerpt is in English.

Harriet Bonfeld was born in Bronx, New York in 1946.

This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.

More information about this oral history excerpt