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.

Kadia Molodowsky, My Aunt: a Deeply Religious, but Not Observant, Woman

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Edith Schwarz, niece of Yiddish poet Kadia Molodowsky, reminisces about Kadia visiting for every Jewish holiday and attending services with her.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Edith Schwarz.

This excerpt is in English.