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.

Ruth Friede's Oral History

Ruth Friede, daughter of Yasha Sher and granddaughter of Yosef Giligitch, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on February 13, 2017, in Melbourne, Australia.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

Ruth Friede was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1941.