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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.

"It's Very Interesting to Understand Why": Varied Jewish Communities within Poland

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Katka Reszke—writer, filmmaker and Polish-Jewish activist—gives examples of the different Jewish communities in Poland: Wroclaw, Warsaw, and Krakow. She explains that the tensions that may arise within or between Polish Jewish communities are part of a healthy process of finding organic modes of Jewishness that work for those involved.

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.