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.

The Bronx Love Story of Two Secular Yiddishists

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Linda Gritz and Michael Katz, Yiddish activists, recall their unusual meeting and courtship at the Bronx High School of Science.

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.