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.

Chava Rosenfarb's Social Presence and Dislike of Chitchat

Watch now:

Goldie Morgentaler, daughter of Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb, describes her mother's social presence, including her dislike of chitchat, her misunderstood quietness, and her ability to make people feel heard and appreciated.

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.