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.

Yiddish and Hebrew in Israel, Women's International Zionist Organization, and Puah Rakovsky

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Katarzyna Czerwonogora—Jewish Women Studies Scholar and translator in the Righteous Among the Nations department at Yad Vashem in Israel—discusses her experiences with the combination of Yiddish and Hebrew at Yad Vashem and recalls the life experiences of Yiddish and Hebrew-speaking WIZO representative, Puah Rakovsky.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Katarzyna Czerwonogora.

This excerpt is in English.

Katarzyna Czerwonogora was born in Siecieborowice, Poland in 1985.