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.

Chana Szlang Gonshor's Oral History

Chana Szlang Gonshor, native Yiddish speaker born in 1919 in Warsaw, was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik and her daughter-in-law Anna Gonshor on December 14, 2011 at the Montreal Jewish Public Library in Montreal, Canada.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?