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's Debate with Edith about Religion and Yiddishkayt

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Edith Schwarz, niece of Yiddish poet Kadia Molodowsky, outlines her debate with Kadia about religion, Jewishness, and Yiddish culture, specifically Kadia's commitment to Jewish community, food, and culture, but not organized religion.

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

This excerpt is in English.