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.

"It Never Left Me": My Return Trip to Germany

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Sonia Pressman Fuentes—co-founder of the National Organization for Women who left Europe in 1934 on the Red Star Line—considers her trip to Germany in 1978. She discusses negotiating the trauma and bloodshed that surrounded her as she visited many sites and met many people with the same questions about guilt, healing, and memory.

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

This excerpt is in English.