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.

I'm Having a Memory: Recalling Pogroms in America

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Minna Barrett, psychology professor and granddaughter of Yiddish actor David Baratz, discusses her grandmother's stories about pogroms and their effect on her world view.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Minna Barrett.

This excerpt is in English.