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.

Same Classes, Different Degree: Sexism at College

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Rita Licht Rosenthal, a retired social worker, talks about the sexist policy of her college that prevented her from achieving her dream of a degree in psychology and forced her to obtain an education degree instead.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Rita Licht Rosenthal.

This excerpt is in English.

Rita Licht Rosenthal was born in Bronx, New York in 1930.