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.

"Compared With The Ghetto, It Wasn't Bad": Memories Of Being A Partisan In The Woods Around Vilna

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Liba Augenfeld - Vilna native, former Jewish partisan and prominent Yiddish cultural activist after immigrating to Montreal - remembers her time as a partisan during World War II.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Liba Augenfeld.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Liba Augenfeld was born in Vilna, Lithuania in 1923.