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.

"They Gave Illegal House Concerts": Life of a Jewish Artist in the Underground in the Netherlands During Nazi Occupation

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Jalda Rebling—Renewal Cantor and Yiddish performer—tells the story of how her mother, renowned Yiddish performer Lin Jaldati, lived in the underground system of resistance for Jews in the Netherlands before being deported to Auschwitz.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jalda Rebling.

This excerpt is in English.