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.

My Brother's Intuition: How We Left Germany in 1933

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Sonia Pressman Fuentes, co-founder of the National Organization for Women, says her brother saw the writing on the wall about Nazi Germany, and influenced her family to leave the country after a series of anti-Semitic incidents.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sonia Pressman Fuentes.

This excerpt is in English.