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.

Poetry Reading, Drawn From Malka Lee Poem and Translated Into English

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Bella Kuper Sanderson, Toronto Yiddish teacher who was born in Siberia and grew up in a Bundist household, shares a piece of writing that she composed in a workshop, inspired by a Malka Lee poem and translated into English.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bella Kuper Sanderson.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.