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.

Racism and Anti-Semitism in 1960s Boston

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Sheila Horvitz remembers experiencing anti-Semitism for the first time when she moved to Boston to teach middle school. Sheila describes the racist attitudes she encountered there during the Civil Rights Movement.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sheila Horvitz.

This excerpt is in English.

Sheila Horvitz was born in New York, New York in 1944.