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.
Parallel Immigrant Story
Christa Whitney elaborates on her experiences working in the Yiddish world and concludes that the Jewish immigrant story is often separated from the greater immigrant narrative, but both have quite a bit in common.
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.