Brukhe Feldman was born in 1938 or 1939 in Bershad. Her father died fighting in the war when she was three years old, and she was brought up by her mother. She spent much of her life working in a furniture factory.

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Burial Customs
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Bershad, Ukraine

Many of those born in the 1920s married and started their families right after the war. Few managed to have full weddings, mostly simply registering at the city hall instead, but the fortunate few were able to celebrate their wedding with a klezmer band. In this clip, Brukhe Feldman remembers attending weddings with klezmer bands in postwar Bershad.