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.

"She Was a Beautiful Woman": Chava Rosenfarb's Physical Appearance

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Goldie Morgentaler, daughter of Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb, describes her mother's physical appearance and shares the fact that her mother always thought of herself as a tall woman despite being 5'5''.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Goldie Morgentaler.

This excerpt is in English.

This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.