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.

Interpreting Judaism: Being the Only Jew in the Mount Holyoke Library

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Elaine Trehub - retired Mount Holyoke College archivist - describes her experience being Jewish in a Christian area, how such a position influenced her to learn more, and how she and her family maintained their Jewish identity.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Elaine Trehub.

This excerpt is in English.

Elaine Trehub was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1928.