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.

There was an Undercurrent of Anti-Semitism in the City: Washington DC in the First Half of the 20th Century

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Annette Epstein Jolles, Washington, DC native and social worker, describes her childhood home in DC in the 1940s, and speaks of the undercurrent of anti-Semitism in the city at the time.

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