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.

Taking A Yiddish Glossary to the First Day of School

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Pauline Katz, 2010-11 Yiddish Book Center Fellow, muses on her childhood experiences going to preschool being the only Yiddish speaker as well as the only Jew.

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.