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 Father Yiddish Writer Rachmil Bryks' View on Yiddish

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Bella Bryks-Klein, Yiddish speaker and daughter of writer Rachmil Bryks, describes the value her father placed on his daughters speaking Yiddish.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bella Bryks-Klein.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.

Bella Bryks-Klein was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1948.