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.
How a German Officer Saved My Family
Lili Bermant z"l recounts how her family met a German officer on the train while trying to leave Belgium during World War II.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Lili Bermant.
This excerpt is in English.
Lili Bermant was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1927. Lili died in 2011.