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.

Camp Kinderland for All

Watch now:

  • Pauline Katz, 2010-11 Yiddish Book Center Fellow, explains how Camp Kinderland had evolved from it's original structure by the time she went as a child, and was not only for Jews.

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.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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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.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?