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.

Reading Newspapers to Her Grandmother

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Anita Garlick, YBC zamler in Sullivan County, shares stories of when she and her grandfather read the Yiddish newspaper to her grandmother, who had never learned how to read.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Anita Garlick.

This excerpt is in English and Yiddish.

Anita Garlick was born in New York, New York in 1924. Anita died in 2020.