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.

A Life in Service

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Rita Licht Rosenthal, a retired social worker, talks about finding her way to her career in social work despite (and because-of) gender-prejudiced setbacks.

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.