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.
Sylvia Lustgarten's Oral History
Sylvia Lustgarten, daughter of Yiddish writer Y. Y. Segal, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 18, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
This interview was conducted in English.
Sylvia Lustgarten was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1926.
Video highlights from this oral history
Artifacts related to this oral history
Pamphlet for the J. J. Segal Endowment Fund for Jewish Culture at the Jewish Public Library in Montreal