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.

Shabes Mornings Reading the Bintl Brief with My Mother

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Sadie Espar, z"l, librarian from Detroit, Michigan, fondly remembers her mother preparing for Shabes, and their tradition of reading the Bintl Brief together on Saturday mornings.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sadie Espar.

This excerpt is in English.