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.

Kathryn Hellerstein's Oral History

Kathryn Hellerstein, Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at University of Pennsylvania, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 17, 2012 at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Chicago, Illinois.

This interview was conducted in English.

Kathryn Hellerstein was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1952.