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.

A Secular Adaptation of the High Holidays

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Linda Gritz, Yiddish cultural activist, explains how she went from totally ignoring Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah, to helping design a secular observance of them.

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.