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.

"We Jews were scared.... our protectors had disappeared": Jewish Life in Post-Cold War Germany

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Jalda Rebling—Renewal Cantor and Yiddish performer—recalls moment of fear among Jews after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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

This excerpt is in English.