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.

Channukah, Rosh Hashanah, and Friday Night in a Secular Jewish Home

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Linda Gritz, Yiddish cultural activist, remembers the unusual ways her family celebrated the high holidays.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Linda Gritz.

This excerpt is in English.

Linda Gritz was born in Bronx, New York in 1956.