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.

"I Think Jewish Women Are the Gutsiest Women in the World": Stories of Strong Jewish Women

Watch now:

Annette Epstein Jolles—Washington, DC native and social worker— tells anecdotes of inspiring Jewish women in her life and discusses how she feels this feminine strength is passed through generations of Jewish women.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Annette Epstein Jolles.

This excerpt is in English.

Annette Epstein Jolles was born in Washington, D.C..

Other video highlights from this oral history