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.
Early Years of a Jewish Feminist
Martha Ackelsberg - Professor of Government and the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College - goes back to her school years and shares an honest account of her early attitude to gender roles in Judaism.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Martha Ackelsberg.
This excerpt is in English.
Martha Ackelsberg was born in New York, New York in 1946.