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.
Father's Childhood in Poland and Exile to Siberia
Molly Fogarty, Springfield librarian who was born in Munich, discusses her father's childhood in Poland and describes his and his family's exile to Poland after they requested to retain their Polish citizenship.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Molly Fogarty.
This excerpt is in English.
Molly Fogarty was born in Munich, Germany in 1951.
Other video highlights from this oral history
Exorcisms and Warding Off the Evil Eye: Grandmother's Eastern European Superstitions
2 min 5 sec
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