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.

Resolving the Past: Ancestral Trauma and Openness

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Francesca Ter-Berg, cellist who specializes in klezmer music, explains the unresolved trauma that exists within her family's history, and how it affects her today.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Francesca Ter-Berg.

This excerpt is in English.

Francesca Ter-Berg was born in London, England in 1985.