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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.

"Not a Renaissance, An Entirely New Phenomenon": The Making of Contemporary Polish Jewish Culture

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Katka Reszke—writer, filmmaker and Polish-Jewish activist—negates the notion that Poland is in a renaissance of Jewish culture. She argues that this is not a revival but something entirely vibrant and brand new.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Katka Reszke.

This excerpt is in English.

Katka Reszke was born in Wroclaw, Poland in 1978.