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 Displaced Wedding: Getting Married in a DP Camp

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Esther Feder Lesell, Jewishly engaged Holocaust Survivor who immigrated to the USA in 1950 and lived in NJ and Florida, describes her wedding to her first husband when she was in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany after World War Two.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Esther Feder Lesell.

This excerpt is in English.

Esther Feder Lesell was born in Europe (Russia, Poland, or Germany) in 1930.