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.
Commitment to Israel and to Social Justice
Martha Ackelsberg - Professor of Government and the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College - describes the values passed on by her parents, whose early involvement with radical Zionism played a crucial role in their and Martha's stand on the Palestinian conflict.
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.