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.
Troim Katz Handler's Oral History
Troim Katz Handler, daughter of Yiddish poet Menke Katz, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on March 11, 2013 in Boca Raton, Florida.
This interview was conducted in English.
Troim Katz Handler was born in Los Angeles, California in 1927.
Video highlights from this oral history
The Experience of Menke Katz, Yiddish-Speaking Poet, in Israel at at Time of Strong Anti-Yiddish Sentiment
1 min 50 sec
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A Strange Arrangement: Growing Up With My Yiddish-Speaking Grandparents So My Father Could Write
2 min 5 sec
Slide 2 of 10
Born Under the Bed During a Pogrom: Stories From My Family Before Coming to America
1 min 26 sec
Slide 5 of 10