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.

He Was The Only One In His Family Who Came Over… He Never Went Back: My Father's Immigration Story

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Milly Guberman Kravetz, Boston native and social worker, tells the story of her father's immigration to America and how he escaped arrest in Russia due to ties with the Bund.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Milly Guberman Kravetz.

This excerpt is in English.

Milly Guberman Kravetz was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1922.