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.

“Everything Was White”: Celebrating Yom Kippur in India

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Annie (Anye) Kaufman, pattern-maker and member of Yugntruf, describes celebrating Yom Kippur in Ahmedabad, India, which included cleaning and sleeping in the synagogue.

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.