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.
Choosing Camp Kinderland
Elaine Katz remembers the beginning of her family's history with Camp Kinderland, when the administration was still struggling to make ends meet.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Elaine Katz.
This excerpt is in English.
Elaine Katz was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1926. Elaine, z"l, died in 2015.
Other video highlights from this oral history
About the Wexler Oral History Project
Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.
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