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.

Rita Katz's Oral History

Rita Katz - Holocaust survivor born in Smorgon, Belarus - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on February 21, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

Rita Katz was born in Smargon, Poland in 1937.

Video highlights from this oral history

Artifacts related to this oral history