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.

Heather Valencia's Oral History

Heather Valencia, Yiddish translator, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 7th, 2019 in Thornhill, Scotland.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

Heather Valencia was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1942.