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.

My Mother's Poetry

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  • Diana Bregman Feld explains that her mother, poet Edith Kaplan Bregman, first published a piece in 1939 in a newspaper. Diana explains that this gave her confidence and pushed her to publish more of her poetry.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Diana Bregman Feld.

This excerpt is in English.

Diana Bregman Feld was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1931.

This interview is part of the series.

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?