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.

An Anti-Semitic Experience as a Child in Queens

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Anita Garlick, YBC zamler in Sullivan County, shares the memory of the one anti-Semitic experience that she has had, where children yelled "You killed Christ" to her on the walk home from school.

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

This excerpt is in English.

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