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.

"We Were Never Sure Who Was a Relative and Who Wasn't": Immigrant Life in Montreal

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Bryna Wasserman, executive director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and daughter of Yiddish actress Dora Wasserman, describes her parents' immigration to Canada and the strong immigrant community in Montreal.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bryna Wasserman.

This excerpt is in English.