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.

Only God Is Perfect- And We Shouldn't Complain About Every Damn Thing

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Sylvia Fuchs, a 99-year-old Amherst resident, relates a story about a Native American woman she met in a weaving class, and her ideas about perfection, mistakes, and the divine.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sylvia Fuchs.

This excerpt is in English.

Sylvia Fuchs was born in Harlem, New York in 1914. Sylvia died in 2017.