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.

Working at Jewish Family Services in Chicago

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Harriet Murav, translator of Yiddish literature, describes some of the families she encountered during her time working at the Jewish Family Services Center in Chicago.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Harriet Murav.

This excerpt is in English.