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 Political Cheers at Camp Kinderland Helped on a Public School Test
Pauline Katz remembers how cheers at Camp Kinderland taught her about leftist politics in history, and how they helped her on a public school test. She also explains the importance of Kinderland in her family history, and her own life.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Pauline Katz.
This excerpt is in English.
Pauline Katz was born in Somerville, Massachusetts in 1988.
This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.