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 Mother Speaks Yiddish with Me and Spanish with My Sister
Annie (Anye) Kaufman, pattern-maker and member of Yugntruf, describes how her mother struggled to speak Yiddish with one of her teachers, but how she and her mother now converse entirely in Yiddish.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Annie (Anye) Kaufman.
This excerpt is in Yiddish.
Annie (Anye) Kaufman was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1978.
Other video highlights from this oral history
“They Are Extremely Proud Of Their Own Traditions”: The Jewish Community of Ahmedabad
4 min 32 sec
Slide 3 of 8