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.
Katka Reszke's Oral History
Katka Reszke, writer, filmmaker and Polish-Jewish activist, was interviewed by Agnieszka Ilwicka on December 7, 2013 in Wroclaw, Poland.
This interview was conducted in English.
Katka Reszke was born in Wroclaw, Poland in 1978.
Video highlights from this oral history
"Positive Reasons to Visit Poland": Festivals, Academia, and Contemporary Jewish Life in Poland
2 min 10 sec
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The Importance of Asking Questions: The Challenge to Future Generations of Polish Jews
2 min 7 sec
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"Not a Renaissance, An Entirely New Phenomenon": The Making of Contemporary Polish Jewish Culture
1 min 40 sec
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"It's Very Interesting to Understand Why": Varied Jewish Communities within Poland
2 min 18 sec
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A Joke, A Riddle, A Family Secret: My Polish Great-Grandmother's Hidden Jewish Identity
1 min 39 sec
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Constantly in the Process of Becoming: Reflections on the "Third Generation" of Jews in Poland
1 min 58 sec
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