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.

"Yiddish is still a part of my life."

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Harriet Bonfeld discusses the influence Yiddish still has in her personal life. While she does not encounter Yiddish the way she did in the past, she still feels a strong connection to the language.

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.

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