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.

"Look How They Know Who I Am": Connecting With My Children Through Jewish Identity

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Ghita Wolpowitz, a Litvak (Lithuanian Jew) who grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), recalls how she first learned of the Yiddish Book Center when her children bought her a membership as a birthday gift.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Ghita Wolpowitz.

This excerpt is in English.