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.

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Rivka Augenfeld, native Yiddish speaker and active member of the Montreal Jewish community, talks about Yiddish-language writing and publishing in Montreal, post-World War Two.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Rivka Augenfeld.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.

Rivka Augenfeld was born in Graz, Austria in 1946.