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Yiddish ressources

[texts] Yiddish Tales – Various
Book from Project Gutenberg: Yiddish Tales
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Yiddish Theatre – Adam Bemma
The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre in Montreal is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. To commemorate and honour the achievements of its founder Dora Wasserman, who passed away in 2003, her two daughters, Bryna (artistic director at Segal Centre) and Ella organized the International Yiddish Theatre Festival which takes place from June 17-25, 2009.
Keywords: dora wassermanmontreal yiddish theatreadam bemmastreetcred
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[collection] Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project – Yiddish Book Center (Christa Whitney)
Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project. To learn more, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: yiddish, Jewish, oral history, Wexler Oral History Project, Yiddish Book Center, National Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 76,290
[texts] Yiddish Literature (Volume 14) – Casanowicz, I. M.
“Yiddish Literature” is an article from Modern Language Notes, Volume 14. View more articles from Modern Language Notes.View this article on JSTOR.View this article’s JSTOR metadata.You may also retrieve all of this items metadata in JSON at the following URL: https://archive.org/metadata/jstor-2917348
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[unknown] yiddish-wikipedia-6/10/10 – Wikipedia
Retrieved from wikipedia.org on April 8, 2010
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[movies] Justin Cammy 14dec2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
Justin Cammy, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Comparative Literature at Smith College spoke about his background, his scholarly work, and the place of Yiddish inside and outside of the academy. The interview began with Cammy describing his childhood in Ottawa and his family background. He attended public school and had Jewish supplemental education (Ottawa Modern Jewish School, at which his father was the principal)…
Keywords: National Yiddish Book CenterYiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectLiteratureEducationIsrael;PoliticsProfessionFamily History and StoriesChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish LanguageYiddish TeachingYiddish LearningYiddish Revival and ActivismOther Jewish LanguagesCareer
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[movies] Joke > A Yiddish Mama
Joke > Nationville.com > A Yiddish Mama
Downloads: 578
[texts] Yiddish Brit hadasha – Artist for Israel International afii.org
2012 Yiddish Brit hadashah [Daled Edition]
Keywords: Yiddish Brit hadashaHebrew2012YiddishYidish
Downloads: 102
jewish law in yiddish – yossi
jewish law yiddish bosar vicholov shiur 13
Keywords: jewish law yiddish bosar vicholov shiur 13
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jewish law in yiddish – yossi
jewish law in yiddish shiur 12
Keywords: jewish law
Downloads: 128
[collection] Yiddish Book Center’s Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library – Hank Bromley
The National Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world. More than 10,000 of our titles are now available free-of-charge through the Open Content Alliance. You can browse our catalog below or search here. In addition, we can provide you with used copies and reprints of most Yiddish titles at nominal cost. To check availability, please email us at orders@bikher.org, or phone us at 413-256-4900, x196…
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Yerushalmi Maaser Sheni yiddish – shia gluck of givas hamorah
shiurim in yerushalmi maseket maaser sheni in yiddish
Keywords: yerushalmimaaser sheniyiddishshia gluck
Downloads: 46
[texts] Transilvania Yiddish Tsaytung – Samuel Weisz
Transilvania Yiddish Newspapwer, Satmar, Kruly, Orshiva, Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum of Satmar, Transylvanisher
Keywords: TransilvaniaSatmarJoel TeitelbaumYoel TeitelbaumSigetMarmorosh, HasidicChasidimHasidimRabbi;Jewish HistoryHungary
Downloads: 2,039
Yiddish in Israel? – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky speaks with Mendy Cahan, the head of Yung Yidish and a moving force behind the surprising resurgence of Yiddish in Israel. Episode 55 February 26, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Aaron LanskyMendy CahanYung YidishYiddishIsrael
Downloads: 466
All Things Yiddish – Yiddish Book Center
In a visit with Aaron Lansky we learn about new Yiddish-related technology, and get a recap of Yiddish Book Center events, from the Great Jewish Books summer program to Yidstock, an alumni reunion, and much more. Episode 38 August 14, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron LanskyAll Things Yiddishalumni reunionGreat Jewish BooksOCRtechnologyYiddishYiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 257
All Things Yiddish – Yiddish Book Center
This week Aaron updates us on the latest news: scanning Yiddish literature, learning Yiddish, Fellowship applications and oral history internship opportunities, and a sneak preview of our soon-to-be opened Discovery Gallery. Episode 7 February 2, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron LanskyAll Things Yiddishalumni reunionGreat Jewish BooksOCRtechnologyYiddishYiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 155
1,000 Yiddish Schools – Yiddish Book Center
Jewish educator Fradle Pomerantz Freidenreich talks with Aaron Lansky about her work documenting every Yiddish school in North America. These schools, whose reach and influence were greater than Freidenreich imagined, are chronicled in her book, Passionate Pioneers: The Story ofYiddish Secular Education in North America, 1910-1960. Episode 23 May 22, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron LanskyCanadaFradle Pomerantz Freidenreichsecular cultureShulesunited statesYiddishYiddish Book Center Audio;Yiddish Education
Downloads: 172
Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary – Yiddish Book Center
The story behind the newly released Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary Professor Solon Beinfeld and Dr. Harry Bochner, editors of the new Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary, visit with Aaron Lansky and share the story behind their soon-to-be-released dictionary. Episode 46 November 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Solon BeinfeldHarry BochnerYiddish DictionaryYiddish-English DictionaryAaron Lanskynew Yiddish dictionary
Downloads: 904
All Things Yiddish – Yiddish Book Center
Episode 022 – May 16, 2012 When asked what’s new at the Yiddish Book Center, Aaron Lansky had plenty to report: the opening of a new interactive exhibit, a recap of the recent Chaim Grade weekend program, new initiatives to jumpstart Yiddish translation, arriving students, and, believe it or not, there’s more.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, All Things Yiddish, Chaim Grade, Discovery Gallery, Emma Morgenstern, Steiner Summer Yiddish Program, Translation, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 129
yiddish princess on shtetl – Shtetl on the SHortwave; Tamara Kramer
If you’re looking for the sounds of fiddle, accordian, clarinet and Yiddish….you need only get your tuchus (Yiddish for derrière) to the Laurentian mountains an hour north of Montreal. For the past 15 years, klezmer and Yiddish lovers have been getting together at KlezKanada for a week-long festival of Yiddish culture. Young, old, Jewish or not, religious or secular…all are welcome to get bitten by the Yiddish culture bug…
Keywords: Yiddish princessThe Other EuropeansKlezmerRomagypsiesQuebec
Downloads: 554
Yiddish Tales (יידיש מעשה) – Various
LibriVox recording of Yiddish Tales, by various authors. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A collection of 48 wonderful English language stories from Sholem Alechem, I. L. Perez, Shalom Asch, and others. Tales of humour and drama, tragedy and pathos set mostly in the Jewish communities of 19th-century eastern Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. Translated from Yiddish by Helena Frank. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, C…
Keywords: Librivoxaudiobookshort storiesJewish authorsReuben Asher BraudesJehalelIsaac Lob PerezMordecai SpektorSholem AlechemEliezer David RosenthalIsaiah LernerJudah SteinbergDavid FrischmannMicha Joseph BerdyczewskiIsaiah BerschadskiTashrak;David PinskiS. LibinAbraham RaisinH. D. NaumbergMeyer BlinkinLob SchapiroShalom AschIssac Dob Berkowitz
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The Fugs’ Yiddish Inspiration – Yiddish Book Center
Episode 027 – June 12, 2012 The Fugs, a 1960s garage band, made frequent use of bongos, curse words, and protest poetry. They also usedYiddish songs and other Jewish source material. Music critic Seth Rogovoy, in conversation with Emma Morgenstern, plays clips from The Fugsâ First Album and ponders what makes their music Jewish.
Keywords: 1960s, Aaron Lansky, Beat poets, Bulbes, Ed Sanders, Emma Morgenstern, folk music, garage rock, Jewish music, Music, Pakn Treger, Seth Rogovoy, The Fugs, Tuli Kupferberg, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish folk song
Downloads: 196
[texts] English-Yiddish Encyclopedic Dictionary (Volume 7) – Sapir, E.
“English-Yiddish Encyclopedic Dictionary” is an article from The Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 7. View more articles from The Jewish Quarterly Review.View this article on JSTOR.View this article’s JSTOR metadata.You may also retrieve all of this items metadata in JSON at the following URL: https://archive.org/metadata/jstor-1451380
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Newly named Yiddish Translation Fellows – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with the Yiddish Book Center’s newly announced Translation Fellows to learn about their interest in Yiddish and their translation projects. Episode 59 April 5, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish translationTranslation FellowsYiddish Book Center Translation Fellowstranslating Yiddish literature
Downloads: 214
Imagining a Universal Yiddish Library – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky discusses breakthroughs in the digitization of Yiddish books, including a newly-installed scanning station at the Yiddish Book Center. New technologies and potential collaborations with other institutions bode well for the future of Yiddish books and scholarship. Visit our Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library for free access to more than 11,000 Yiddish titles. Episode 1 December 27, 2011 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron LanskytechnologyYiddishYiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 167
yerushalmi maaser sheni 2 yiddish – shia gluck
a commentary for 4th & part of fifth perek in yiddish
Keywords: yerushalmimaaser sheniyidddishshia gluck
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A Trove of Yiddish Recordings – Yiddish Book Center
Jordan Kutzik, senior fellow at the Yiddish Book Center, is overseeing the restoration and remastering of some 1,000 hours of archival recordings of Yiddish writers. In an interview with Aaron Lansky, Kutzik shares stories about the amazing content he’s finding on these historic tapes and the surprises he’s encountering in the process. Episode 49 December 4, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Jordan KutzikAaron LanskyMontrealJewish Public LibraryYiddish Book CenterYiddish recordings
Downloads: 588
Out of Steel Comes “Yiddish” – Yiddish Book Center
Episode 021 – May 9, 2012 Two years and four thousand pounds of Cor-Ten steel in the making, Simon Koganâs sculpture “Yiddish” has been installed on the grounds at the Yiddish Book Center. Kogan and Lee Hutt, the head of the Center’s sculpture committee, talk with Aaron Lansky about what the sculpture represents and the massive effort – artistic and physical – of creating it.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Avrom Sutzkever, Lead Plates of the Rom Press, Lee Hutt, sculpture, Simon Kogan, steel, Vilna, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 114
[collection] Yiddish Book Center Multimedia Library
A collection of audio books, recorded programs and multimedia resources from the Yiddish Book Center. Now featuring selections from the Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library and the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books, produced by the Yiddish Book Center in cooperation with the Jewish Public Library of Montreal . The Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library can be subscribed to as a podcast as well …
Keywords: yiddish
Downloads: 12,869
Yiddish Drag King on Shtetl – Tamara Kramer; Shtetl on the Shortwave
What does a chick do with an inheritance of generation upon generation of rabbis for a family lineage? How does she pass that on? Do her Zaidie in drag, of course! Meet Zohar Weiman Kelman, a 27 year-old doctoral student in Yiddish literature at Berkley, and find out about her alter ego: Shabbes’dik.
Keywords: JewishYiddishshtetldrag kingmontrealgenderperformance
Downloads: 268
rambam-Kidush-Hachodesh-in Yiddish – shia gluck
please refer to a booklet that is under Kiddush-hachodesh to properly understand the shiurim (a series of 23) given in Yiddish — in the winter of 5768 in Williamsburg brooklyn NY NOTE this has 20 (twenty) shiurim the other ones are in kiddush-hachodesh #2———-all other files with title “kiddush hachodesh” are duplicates sorry…
Keywords: Kiddush hachodeshshia gluckrambamgivas hamorah
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[texts] English Loan-Words in Yiddish (Volume 19) – Klein, David
“English Loan-Words in Yiddish” is an article from Modern Language Notes, Volume 19. View more articles from Modern Language Notes.View this article on JSTOR.View this article’s JSTOR metadata.You may also retrieve all of this items metadata in JSON at the following URL: https://archive.org/metadata/jstor-2917324
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[texts] Yiddish proverbs – Weingarten, Joseph A. (Joseph Abraham)Keywords: Proverbs, Yiddish
Downloads: 189
[movies] Yiddish Rap
A wonderful version of 50 Cent’s “In Da House”. This one is in Hebrew.
Keywords: www.yourfreepress.blogspot.com
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[texts] Yiddish tales – Frank, Helena
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the “All Files: HTTP” link in the “View the book” box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Keywords: Short stories, YiddishJews
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[texts] Yiddish tales – Frank, Helena
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the “All Files: HTTP” link in the “View the book” box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Keywords: Short stories, YiddishJews
Downloads: 238
[unknown] Yiddish Surf! – Les Rabbins VolantsDownloads: 38
[unknown] Yiddish Folksongs – Orchestra of the Jewish Theatre BucharestDownloads: 72
[texts] Yiddish tales – Frank, Helena
Reuben Asher Braudes, The Misfortune.- Jehalel (Judah Löb Lewin), Earth of Palestine.- Isaac Löb Perez, A Woman’s Wrath; The Treasure; It is Well; Whence a Proverb.- Mordecai Spektor, An Original Strike; A Gloomy Wedding; Poverty.- Sholom-Alechem (Shalom Rabinovitz), The Clock; Fishel the Teacher; An Easy Fast; The Passover Guest; Gymnasiye.- Eliezer David Rosenthal, Sabbath; Yom Kippur.- Isaiah Lerner, Bertzi Wasserführer; Ezrielk the Scribe; Yitzchok-Yossel Broitgeber.- Judah Steinberg, A L…
Downloads: 1,638
[texts] Yiddish Edition – Robert Skyler
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Keywords: ×Ö¸×œ×˜×¢×¨× ×Ö·×˜×™×•×• געשיכטעריוויזשאַניזאַםאמתבילכערקייַטאמונהוועלט מלחמה צווייסופּערנאַטשעראַלטויט היטלערפּאָליטיש-וויסנשאַפֿט בעלעטריסטיקדערציילונגעןאַלפּיין ראַדאַוטבאַוועריאַן ראַדאַוטנאַציאָנאַל ראַדאַוט;דאָרעמדיק פעסטונגונטערערדנאַצי דייַטשלאַנדזשוקאָווסטאַלין;נאַרישקייַטבריינוואַשינגמיינונג קאָנטראָלמקולטראַמק-אַלטראַ;אומוויסנדיקייטקאָלעקטיוו ריזאַנינגפּערזענלעךלאַנג נעסיעעפּאָס פּאַסירונגאָנצינדןבערליןמעשוגאַסשלאַכט פֿאַר בערליןוועלט מלחמה צוויי;שליחהיטלער יוגנטאַדאָולעסאַנט מייושעוודיק
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Talmud Yerushalmi Maaser Sheni in Yiddish – Shia Gluck of Givas Hamorah
teaching Talmud Yerushalmi Maaser sheni in yiddish–must have some basic knowledge in Talmud Bavli
Keywords: Yerushalmimaaser sheniyiddishshia gluck
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Yiddish Translation in the 21st Century – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Sebastian Schulman to learn what is new in the field of Yiddish translation – from the recent launch of the Center’s groundbreaking translation website tatysh.org to the Center’s Yiddish Translation Fellowship, new venues for publication, and more. Creating new opportunities to mentor and train Yiddish translators, employing new technologies to “crowd-source” Yiddish translation, and publication of new translations are a few examples of the Yiddish Book Center’s plans to…
Keywords: Yiddish translationtatysh.orgYiddish Book CenterAaron LanskySebastian SchulmanYiddish translation fellowshipYiddish publication
Downloads: 102
Students Reflect on Yiddish and Jewish Identity – Yiddish Book Center
Steiner Summer Yiddish Program students Dory Fox and Jamie Nadel reflect on how the program provided them with a new understanding of Jewish culture. Episode 36 August 1, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: National Yiddish Book CenterYiddish Book CenterYiddish Steiner Summer Yiddish ProgramSteiner Summer ProgramYiddish;Language EducationCollege StudentsYiddish ClassesAmherst MAAmherstEmma MorgensternDory FoxJamie NadelAaron Lansky
Downloads: 234
A conversation with Yiddish Book Center Fellows – Yiddish Book Center
A month into their Fellowship, Jessica Parker and Allison Posner sit down to answer our questions about their work and their interest and passion for Yiddish language and culture. Episode 45 October 30, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterYiddishSteiner Summer Yiddish ProgramFellowship
Downloads: 318
A growing archive of Yiddish oral histories – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Christa Whitney, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project director, to talk about her recent fieldwork in Poland and her new project to interview the children of Yiddish writers. Episode 65 June 11, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lanskythe Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History ProjectYiddish writersYiddish Poland
Downloads: 330
Peter Manseau on Yiddish and Writing – Yiddish Book Center
Peter Manseau won the National Jewish Book Award for Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter, a semi-autobiographical and semi-historical novel about Yiddish literature and preservation. In this conversation with Josh Lambert, Manseau reflects on his time as an intern at the Yiddish Book Center and the obsession with Yiddish he can’t seem to shake. Episode 33 July 10, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterYbcNybcAaron LanskyYiddishJewishJewish CultureJosh LambertPeter ManseauYiddish Book Center AudioAmherstAmherst MaLiteratureJewish LiteratureSongs For The Butcher’s DaughterNational Jewish Book Award AuthorSteiner Summer ProgramAcademicsReligionInternship
Downloads: 168
Staging Modern Adaptations of Yiddish Plays – Yiddish Book Center
Ellen Perecman, founder of the New Worlds Theatre Project, discusses the process of choosing, translating, and producing Yiddish plays for an English-speaking audience. Perecman and her company will be in residence at the Yiddish Book Center this week as they begin working on Dovid Pinski’s Professor Brenner. Episode 37 August 7, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterYiddishAaron LanskyNew Worlds Theatre ProjectEllen PerecmanYiddish TheaterTheaterTranslationDovid PinskiProfessor BrennerNew YorkAdaptationAmherst MAAmherstJewishJewish CultureYiddish CultureEmma MorgensternHebrew
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The Pin: A Yiddish language film – Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of “The Pin,” shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The PinNaomi JayeYiddish filmTune in!
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The Pin: A Yiddish language film – Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of “The Pin,” shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The PinNaomi JayeYiddish filmTune in!
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The Pin: A Yiddish language film – Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of “The Pin,” shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The PinNaomi JayeYiddish filmTune in!
Downloads: 393

Der oylem redt – €”Yiddish in the Press – Yiddish Book Center
Is the recently reported “comeback” of Yiddish among college students a new phenomenon? Aaron Lansky talks about the growing interest among a younger generation eager to learn about Yiddish language and culture – the “flip side” of Jewish identity – and he discusses the role the Center has played, and will play, in providing education and resources for the next generation. Read some of the recent articles on Yiddish revival: Wall Street Journal/Associated Press Haaretz Jewish Daily Forward Epis…
Keywords: Aaron LanskytechnologyYiddishYiddish Book Center AudioYiddish Press
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Yiddish and Ladino: Understanding Jewish Languages – Yiddish Book Center
Sephardic Studies professor and author Sarah Abrevaya Stein talks about editing the translation of a Ladino memoir into English and how her internship at the Yiddish Book Center shaped her understanding of Jewish languages. Episode 41 September 4, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Emma MorgensternLadinoSalonikaSarah SteinSephardic cultureSteiner Summer Yiddish ProgramTranslationYiddish;Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 520
Now in Yiddish — “Der Hobit (The Hobbit)” – Yiddish Book Center
Barry Goldstein’s Yiddish translation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit has just been released. Aaron Lansky visits with Goldstein to learn how and why he took on the translation. You can purchase the book here: http://cart.booksite.com/4382/shop/der-hobit-the-hobbit/ Episode 51 December 18, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: HobbitHobitYiddish HobbitBarry GoldsteinYiddish translationThe Hobbit in YiddishDer HobitAaron LanskyTune in!Yiddish Book Center podcast
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Illustrating letters to a Yiddish Advice Column – Yiddish Book Center
We visit with artist Liana Finck to learn about her illustration exhibit “A Bintel Brief.” On display at the Yiddish Book Center, “A Bintel Brief” is a graphic novel based on letters to the Forverts newspaper’s advice column. Episode 62 May 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Liana FinckBintel BriefYiddish advice columnTune in!
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Yiddish Writer Chaim Grade: The Backstory – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky and Justin Cammy explore the who, the why, and the little-known of Chaim Grade the Litvak Yiddish writer par excellence. Professor Justin Cammy (Smith College), Professor David Fishman (Jewish Theological Seminary), and New York Times reporter Joseph Berger presented a three-day program, Sabbath Days and Extinguished Stars: The Life and Work of Chaim Grade, on April 20-22, 2012, at the YiddishBook Center…
Keywords: Aaron LanskyChaim GradeHolocaust LiteratureJustin CammylithuaniaVilnaYiddishYiddish Book Center AudioYiddish literature
Downloads: 174
[movies] Victoria 26Jul2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Victoria was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 26, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Victoria Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Vilnius, Lithuania, July 26, 2012. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/Victoria26jul2012YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: AdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish learning;Yiddish revival and activismComing back to YiddishPost-vernacular uses of YiddishImmigrationMigrationHebrewVisual ArtsCareer and Professional LifeScholarshipAcademiaHolocaustEducationIsraelEastern EuropeSoviet Union;TransmissionRoots/heritageJewish communityTravelOther languagesVictoriaVilniusLithuaniaIsraelShmuel Bak;Samuel BakVilna GaonJewish Museums1970s1980s1990s2000sRussianLithuanianHebrewJacques Lipschutz;VilnaVilneYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Ingrid 17oct2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Rachel)
Ingrid, an 81-year-old woman from Germany, started with her childhood in the 1930s, in a town called Eschwege. An only child, she grew up in a somewhat secular Jewish home, surrounded by more religious extended family. Ingrid always wanted to go to New York. She talked a bit about Kristallnacht in her town; her home was not destroyed but some of her friends’ homes/businesses were. Ingrid was on a Kindertransport train to Sweden…
Keywords: AdviceChildhoodJewish IdentityReligion and ritualWorld War TwoHolocaustWestern EuropeUnited States;TravelOther Jewish languagesJewish holidaysFamily traditionsRoots/heritageAnti-SemitismGermanyEschwege;KristallnachtKindertransportSwedenNew York CityGermanEnglishghettoAuschwitz1944lettersstockingsgold;correspondanceWorchesterMassachusettsYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project
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[texts] A manual and grammar of the Yiddish language – Mazin, J. (Jacob Raphael)
“Yiddish self-taught”–Cover
Keywords: Yiddish language
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Leyke Post Carey sings “Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn” – Yiddish Book Center
Leyke Post Carey sings “Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn”. Yiddish redt zikh azoy sheyn (Yiddish Has Such a Lovely Sound). Everything sound best – if you say it in Yiddish!
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterLeyke Post CarreyTheatreYiddish
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[texts] English-Yiddish [and Yiddish-English] dictionary – Harkavy, Alexander, 1863-1939
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Keywords: English language — Dictionaries YiddishYiddish language — Dictionaries Yiddish
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Realizing Yiddish Translation in the 21st Century – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Sebastian Schulman, director of the Yiddish Book Center’s Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program, to learn about the launch of the Center’s Yiddish Translation Fellowship, development of the Center’s Yiddish translation website, new translations, e-publishing ofYiddish translation, and so much more. Episode 61 April 30, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish translationYiddish Translation Fellowship ProgramYiddish translation websiteAaron LanskySebastian Schulman
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[movies] Hanan Bordin 13july2010 Yiddish Book Center
Hanan Bordin – Intermediate Yiddish teacher at the Yiddish Book Center’s Steiner Summer Internship 2010 – was interviewed by Marcy Blattner on July 13, 2010 at teh Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. To cite this interview: Hanan Bordin Oral History Interview, interviewed by Marcy Blattner, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 13, 2010…
Keywords: Yiddish language interviewYiddishYiddish educationYiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project
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A 14-Year-Old Who Rescues Yiddish Books – Yiddish Book Center
Fourteen-year-old Emma Lezberg, the Yiddish Book Center’s youngest zamler (volunteer book collector), talks about about why she started collecting Yiddish books, her plans to study Yiddish, and the one book she had to have for her personal library. Episode 31 June 26, 2012Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron LanskyCall of the WildEmma LezbergEmma MorgensternvolunteerYiddishYiddish Book Center AudioYiddish books;zamler
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[movies] Yuri Vedenyapin 14july2010 Yiddish Book Center
Yuri Vedenyapin – Yiddish teacher at the Yiddish Book Center’s Steiner Summer Internship program. To cite this interview: Yuri Vedenyapin Oral History Interview, interviewed by Hadas Margulies, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 14, 2010. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/YuriVedenyapin14july2010YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: Steiner Summer Internship Program 2010YiddishYiddish educationYiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project
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Frishe nayes (Fresh News) from the Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
During an engaging, reflective, and lively conversation with Aaron Lansky, we learn what’s new at the Yiddish Book Center – educational programs, translation projects, and more. Episode 53 January 15, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron LanskyYiddish Book Centereducational programtranslation projectTentGreat Jewish BooksSteiner Summer Program
Downloads: 350
A photographer remembers Yiddish New York in the 1960s – Yiddish Book Center
Photographer Arnold Chekow visits with Aaron Lansky to share stories about the Yiddish cultural icons he photographed in New York in the 1960s. Episode 47 November 20, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: YiddishphotographyNew YorkArnold ChekowAaron Lanskyexhibition
Downloads: 524
[movies] David Shneer 12july2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
David Shneer, history and Jewish Studies professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, discusses the study of Yiddish and its surrounding culture. He talks about his involvement with the Steiner Internship Program, anti-semitism in Russia, Queer Jews and teaching/learning the Yiddish language. To cite this interview: David Shneer Oral History Interview, interviewed by Emma Morgerstern, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 1…
Keywords: steiner internship programyiddishstudying yiddishgay synagoguejewish studiesyiddish musicqueer jews;torah queeriesyiddish culture in post-war germanyanti-semitism in russiasoviet jewsadvice for yiddish studentsyiddish speech
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Two Trends Find a Home on Yiddish Farm – Yiddish Book Center
Episode 013 – March 13, 2012 Naftali Ejdelman, co-founder of Yiddish Farm, talks with Emma Morgenstern about the resurgence of interest inYiddish and the popularity of the “back-to-the-land” movement. Against this backdrop, Naftali has managed to create a place where students can speak Yiddish while toiling in the fields.
Keywords: Emma Morgenstern, environmentalism, Naftali Ejdelman, organic farming, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish Farm, Yisroel Bass
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On translating The Zelmenyaners – a classic Yiddish work – Yiddish Book Center
We visit with scholar Sasha Senderovich to learn about The Zelmenyaners, one of the great comic novels of the twentieth century, now in a new English translation by Hillel Halkin. The translation, published by the New Yiddish Library, is a collaboration between Yale University Press and the Yiddish Book Center. Episode 64 June 11, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The ZelmenyanersHillel HalkinYiddish translationYiddish Book CenterYale University Press
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The Other 98%: Practical Plans for Yiddish Translation – Yiddish Book Center
“I think it’s clear that the only way we’re ever going to translate large numbers of titles is to deploy large numbers of translators. And the only way to do that is to train and mobilize a new generation.” – Aaron Lansky, from his article “Road Map” in Pakn Treger No. 64 Following the Center’s conference Translating Yiddish Literature: Mobilizing a New Generation, Aaron sits down to discuss Yiddish translation – the challenges, the possibilities, and the future…
Keywords: Aaron LanskyYiddishYiddish TranslationTranslationYiddish Book Center
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[movies] Bella Bryks-Klein 25July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Bella Bryks-Klein, daughter of the Yiddish writer Rachmil Bryks, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 25, 2011 at theYiddish Book Center. Learn more about Rachmil Bryks and view highlights from Bella’s interview about him at: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/bella-bryks-klein-her-father-yiddish-writer-rachmil-bryks To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Bella Bryks-Klein Oral History Interview, intervie…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;Bella Bryks-KleinRachmil Bryks
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[movies] Sophia Wise 21January2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Sophia Wise speaks about her family background. As a child her mother sang Tumbalalaika, which she didn’t realize wasYiddish until she took the January term Yiddish course at the Book Center. She speaks about her great-grandfather’s Yiddishletters, which she hopes to be able to read. Sophia then goes into detail about growing up as a Jew in Orlando, Florida and her family’s involvement in the Jewish community…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordChildhoodFamily history and stories re. ancestorsJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/aboutmeaningdescriptions of)Yiddish learningOther Jewish languagesTheaterMusicHolocaustReligion and ritualUnited StatesYiddish Book CenterYouth groupSummer campFood and culinary traditionsRoots/heritageJewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)OrlandoFloridaTess WiseHolocaust Memorial Resource Education Center of FloridaUSYKadimaUnited Synagogue YouthYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project
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[movies] Paula Teitelbaum 28December2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Paula Teitelbaum was interviewed by Pauline Katz on December 28th, 2010 in the Catskill Mountains of New York. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. Paula was born in Poland after World War II to parents who had fled to the USSR during the Nazi invasion. She attended a Jewish school that taught Yiddish as a foreign language and performed in Yiddish language plays that retold the history of the USSR…
Keywords: Yiddish language interviewYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Projectnybc;ybcYiddishJewish cultureYiddishistYiddishismKlezKampBambridge AvenuePaula Teitelbaum
Downloads: 151
[movies] Marvin Swartz 13Mar2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Marvin Swartz was interviewed by Irene Starr on March 13, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Marvin Swartz Oral History Interview, interviewed by Irene Starr, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, March 13, 2012…
Keywords: Family historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish revival and activism;HolocaustScholarshipAcademiaMarvin SwartzEastern MassRussiaYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book Center;Wexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Hanna Palmon 26Apr2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Hanna Palmon was interviewed by Allie Brudney on April 26, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Hanna Palmon Oral History Interview, interviewed by Allie Brudney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, April 26, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish Identity;Yiddish languageYiddish teachingYiddish learningYiddish revival and activismComing back to YiddishOther languages;LiteraturePoetryScholarshipAcademiaHolocaustEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysIsrael;Eastern EuropeUnited StatesFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionUrbanTravelNewton MATel AvivHaifaArbeter RingBrandeis University2000s1960sYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Projectnybc;ybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Eli Kwartler 4April2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Eli Kwartler was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 4, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Eli Kwartler Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, April 4, 2012…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;Eli KwartlerBrooklynmarketsChildhoodYiddish languageNewspapersEastern EuropeSoviet UnionPolitics and political movements
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[movies] Anna Stusser 18July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Anna Stusser was interviewed by Emma Morgenstern on July 18, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Anna Stusser Oral History Interview, interviewed by Emma Morgenstern, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 18, 2011…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;Anna StusserSteiner Summer ProgramGermanyGermanWashingtonOlympia WABat MitzvahI.B. SingerClark UniversityJewish IdentityChildhoodYiddish languageYiddish learningYiddish revival and activismBooksLiterature;ScholarshipAcademiaHolocaustWorld War TwoEducationUnited StatesYiddish Book CenterWestern EuropeFamily historystories about ancestorsSummer campTravelAdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsOther languages
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[movies] Ethan Kaseff 18Apr2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Ethan Kaseff was interviewed by Sara Israel on April 18, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Ethan Kasseff Oral History Interview, interviewed by Sara Israel, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, April 18, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish Identity;Yiddish languageYiddish learningOther languagesReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysIsraelZionism;Eastern EuropeUnited StatesYiddish Book CenterYouth groupFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionTravelEducation;Jewish educationSukkosSukkotYiddish revival and activismHebrewshabbatshabbessabbathEthan KaseffYoung JudaeaUnited Synagogue YouthUSYNorth American Federation of Temple YouthNFTYDovid KatzTumbalalaykaAfn PripetshikYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Arnold Richards 01Jun2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Arnold Richards was interviewed by Sara Israel on June 1, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Arnold Richards Oral History Interview, interviewed by Sara Israel, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, June 1, 2012…
Keywords: Jewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish revival and activismComing back to YiddishLiteratureNewspapers;Career and Professional LifeJewish professionsScholarshipAcademiaHolocaustIsraelUnited StatesYiddish Book Center;FilmAdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodEducationEastern EuropeTransmissionJewish communityArnold RichardsYIVOSociety for the Advancement of JudaismYiddish Book Center;National Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
Downloads: 38
[movies] Clare Burson 10July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Clare Burson was interviewed by Pauline Katz on July 10, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Clare Burson Oral History Interview, interviewed by Pauline Katz, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, July 10, 2011…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;Clare BursonTennesseeMemphisNashvilleProvidence RIBrown UniversityCologne GermanyGermanBrooklynNew York CityYiddish Book Center InternshipConservativeReformAmerican SouthKlezKampSix Points ProjectTenement Museum;AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentitySynagogue;shultemplesongsingingYiddish languageYiddish Book CenterJewish communityOther languagesHolocaustMusic;KlezmerTravelEastern EuropeYiddish revival and activismSummer campCareer and Professional LifeUnited States;Western EuropeTransmission
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[movies] Mark Gerstein 05Jul2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Mark Gerstein was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 5, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Mark Gerstein Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 5, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish Identity;Yiddish languageYiddish learningComing back to YiddishFilmLiteratureEthnographyCareer and Professional Life;ScholarshipAcademiaHolocaustEducationEastern EuropeUnited StatesPolitics and political movementsYiddish Book CenterYouth groupTransmissionRoots/heritageAnti-SemitismJewish communityUrbanAssimilationTravelMark GersteinPhiladelphiaAmherst MAZamoscPolandAaron LanskyStudents for a Democratic Society1950s1960s1970s;1980s2000sAnti-Vietnam War ProtestsCivil RightsYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Rachel Becker 21May2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Rachel Becker was interviewed by Emma Morgenstern on May 21, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Rachel Becker Oral History Interview, interviewed by Emma Morgenstern, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, May 21, 2012…
Keywords: Favorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish learningHebrewVisual ArtsLiteratureEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidays;IsraelZionismUnited StatesYiddish Book CenterFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionRuralTravelRachel Becker;Sholem AleichemLeyden MABostonMassachusettsJerusalemAmherst MAHampshire CollegeHampshire Jewish Student UnionUMASS Hillel1990s2000s2012sHippieCounterculture MovementYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Mei Li Isaacson 11Apr2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Mei Li Isaacson was interviewed by Allie Brudney on April 11, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Mei Li Isaacson Oral History Interview, interviewed by Allie Brudney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, April 11, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish learning;ImmigrationMigrationOther languagesEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysUnited StatesYiddish Book CenterFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionRoots/heritageUrbanTravelPesakhPassoverChannukah;KhanukahChannukaKhanike Family historystories about ancestorsHebrewMei Li IsaacsonSan FranciscoChina;Hampshire CollegeUrban School1990s2000sChinese American International SchoolFranz KafkaMetamorphosisYuri VedenyapinYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Tania Horn 05Aug2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Tania Horn was interviewed on August 5, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Tania Horn Oral History Interview, interviewed by Emma Morgenstern, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, YiddishBook Center, August 5, 2011…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;ChildhoodImmigrationMigrationHolocaustWorld War TwoEastern EuropeSoviet UnionCanadaIsraelTania Horn
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[movies] Laurie Weinberg 12Aug2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Laurie Weinberg was interviewed by Hillary Ossip on August 12, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Laurie Weinberg Oral History Interview, interviewed by Hillary Ossip, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, August 12, 2011…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;Jewish IdentityChildhoodImmigrationMigrationJewish holidaysIsraelUnited StatesLaurie Weinbergmilitary
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[movies] Marilyn Cassotta 7December2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Marilyn Cassotta was interviewed by Mark Gerstein at the Yiddish Book Center on December 7, 2012. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Marilyn Cassotta Oral History Interview, interviewed by Mark Gerstein, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, December 7, 2012…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Amanda Lundquist 02Sep2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Amanda Lundquist was interviewed by Christa Whitney on September 2, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Amanda Lundquist Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, September 2, 2011…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsChildhoodOther languagesFamily historystories about ancestors;Jewish educationEducationsongsingingJewish IdentityZionismPolitics and political movementsIsraelYiddish language;Jewish holidaysChannukahKhanukahChannukaKhanike Food and culinary traditionsWestern EuropeEastern Europe;TheaterMusicKlezmerYiddish Book CenterHolocaustAmanda LundquistFloridaNewton MANoam ChomskyHampshire CollegeJewish Anti-ZionismArabicYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Projectnybc;ybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Phyllis Herda 09Mar2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Phyllis Herda was interviewed by Sara Israel on March 9, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Phyllis Herda Oral History Interview, interviewed by Sara Israel, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, March 9, 2012…
Keywords: Family historystories about ancestorsshabbatshabbessabbathJewish communityUrbanYiddish language;Jewish IdentityChildhoodReligion and ritualPesakhPassoverJewish educationEducationChannukahKhanukah;ChannukaKhanike United StatesYiddish Book CenterFeminismIsraelZionismFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsAdvice;Eastern EuropeImmigrationMigrationCareer and Professional LifePhyllis HerdaMassachusettsChelsea MAMedford MA;Bat MitzvahMichael BloombergSchirlif SchoolGirl ScoutsYoung JudaeaConversionLibraryJewish Community of Amherst;Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Edythe Bloom 02May2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Edythe Bloom was interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 2, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Edythe Bloom Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, May 2, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish Identity;Yiddish languagePressRadioCareer and Professional LifeHolocaustEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsIsrael;United StatesYiddish Book CenterFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionRoots/heritageAnti-SemitismRuralUrban;TravelPalestineKievAllentown PADelawareHaganah50s40sOrthodoxHasdisimReformSocial WorkStrudelYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Milly Guberman Kravetz 12Mar2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Milly Guberman Kravetz was interviewed by Christa Whitney on March 12, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Milly Guberman Kravetz Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, March 12, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish learning;ImmigrationMigrationHebrewTheaterFilmPressRadioLiteratureCareer and Professional LifeJewish professions;EducationReligion and ritualJewish holidaysFamily traditionsEastern EuropeUnited StatesPolitics and political movementsYouth groupSummer campFood and culinary traditionsRoots/heritagechildren/grandchildren of (Yiddish personalities)Mildred Guberman KravetzSholem AleichemHillelSocial WorkLabor ZionismSuburbanMalden MABoston;Workmen’s CircleArbeter Ring1930s1940sYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project;nybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] William Robin 18Oct2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
William Robin was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 18, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: William Robin Oral History Interview, interviewed by Mark Gerstein, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, October 18, 2011…
Keywords: AdviceFamily history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/about;meaningdescriptions of)Yiddish learningOther Jewish languagesRadioPressLiteratureCareer and Professional Life;EducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysEastern EuropeWestern EuropeUnited StatesFood and culinary traditionsTransmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Roots/heritageAnti-SemitismJewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)ShtetlAssimilationTravelHebrewJewish educationJewish Federation1930s1940s1950sWWIIOrthodoxReformWilliam RobinProvidence RIBrown UniversityGI BillYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Herman Rotenberg 14May2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Herman Rotenberg was interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 14, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Herman Rotenberg Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, May 14, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordFamily history and storiesJewish identityComing back to Yiddish storiesTheater;MusicFilmPress/RadioLiteratureCareer and professional lifeHolocaustEducationReligion and RitualUnited States;Politics and political movementsAnti-SemitismJewish communityUrbanHerman Rotenberg47th avenueHungaryAustrio-Hungary50s60sOrthodoxDiamond DistrictYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project;nybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Adina Gordon 04Nov2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Adina Gordon was interviewed by Christa Whitney on November 4, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Adina Gordon Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, November 4, 2011…
Keywords: AdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageImmigrationMigration;Other languagesTheaterMusicRadioLiteratureCareer and Professional LifeScholarshipAcademiaEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysIsraelZionismEastern EuropeWestern EuropeUnited StatesPolitics and political movementsYiddish Book CenterYouth groupFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionRoots/heritageJewish community;shabbatshabbessabbathShtetlUrbansongsingingPesakhPassoverChannukahKhanukahChannukaKhanikeAdina GordonWEVDSholem AleichemArt HistoryFranceHashomer HatzairNew York CityNew JerseyBrooklynCrown Heights;1900s1910s1930s1940s1950sHasidismSatmarConservativeEbbets FieldBakingHoney CakePolishGerman;ForvertsForwardKibbutz AliyahVilnaVilniusVilneYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddish
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[movies] Dana Szeflan-Bell 04Aug2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Dana Szeflan-Bell was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 4, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center inAmherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Dana Szeflan-Bell Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, August 4, 2011…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;ChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageImmigrationMigrationsongsingingHolocaustWorld War TwoSoviet Union;Eastern EuropeDana Szeflan-Bell
Downloads: 148
[movies] Robert Booth 21July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Robert Booth was interviewed by David Schlitt on July 21, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Robert Booth Oral History Interview, interviewed by David Schlitt, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 21, 2011…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;Family historystories about ancestorsEastern EuropeYiddish languageshabbatshabbessabbathUnited StatesSummer campYouth groupEducationLove/RelationshipsCareer and Professional LifeWestern EuropeVisual ArtsTravelJewish IdentityHolocaustRosh HashanahAdviceReligion and ritualPolitics and political movementsRobert BoothGreat Depression1930sNew York CityNYCFloridaSt. LouisPragueNFTYNorth American Federation of Temple YouthAlekh Shindler1970sNetherlandsHollandSculptorSculptureLatvia1990sNew HampshireGeorge McGovernChicago1970s;BostonNew ZealandIndianapolisTucsonArizonaRabbi Awraham Soetendorp
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[movies] Ruth Hillman 09Apr2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Ruth Hillman was interviewed by Jayne Pearl on April 9, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Ruth Hillman Oral History Interview, interviewed by Jayne Pearl, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, April 9, 2012…
Keywords: Family historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageImmigrationMigrationVisual ArtsPressNewspapersZionismUnited StatesEastern EuropeRuth HillmanBrooklynBritish PalestineYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Paul Charette 1May2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Paul Charette was interviewed by Allie Brudney on May 1, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Paul Charette Oral History Interview, interviewed by Allie Brudney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio,Yiddish Book Center, May 1, 2012…
Keywords: AdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityCareer and Professional LifeEducation;Religion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysIsraelUnited StatesTransmissionRoots/heritageJewish community;Paul CharetteSouthamptonAmherstHolyokeGreat BarringtonMAMassachusettsTXTexasBloomingtonINIndiana;Jewish Community of AmherstJCASons of Zion2000sOrthodozReconstructionistConservativeCatholicProtestant;Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Deirdre Hirschtritt 19Jul2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Dierdre Hirschtritt was interviewed by Pauline Katz on July 19, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview; Deirdre Hirschtritt Oral History Interview, interviewed by Pauline Katz, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 19, 2011…
Keywords: Deirdre HirschtrittOrthodoxNew York StateNew York CityNYCNew Rochelle NYCamp RamahSchechter;University of WisconsinMulticulturalismSteiner Summer ProgramMargaret SangerPaper BridgeDybbuk
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[movies] Emma Morgenstern 22july2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
Emma Morgenstern, a participant in the Yiddish Book Center’s Fellowship Program, discusses her academic interest in Jewish life. From speaking Judaeo-Spanish with members of the Jewish community in Greece to realizing the expressive elements of theYiddish language, Morgenstern stresses the importance of maintaing minority languages cross-culturally. To cite this interview: Emma Morgenstern Oral History Interview, interviewed by Nora Feinsein, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, K…
Keywords: Judaeo-SpanishYiddishJews of GreeceSalonicaSephardic JewsThessalonikiPedagogyReconstructionist JudaismYiddish Book CenterJewish LifeJewish AmericansJewish StudiesLanguageJewish IdentityPerceptions of YiddishReligionSecularism
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[movies] Deirdre Hirschtritt 19July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Deirdre Hirschtritt was interviewed by Pauline Katz on July 19, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Deirdre Hirschtritt Oral History Interview, interviewed by Pauline Katz, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 19, 2011…
Keywords: Deirdre HirschtrittOrthodoxNew York StateNew York CityNYCNew Rochelle NYCamp RamahSchechter;University of WisconsinMulticulturalismSteiner Summer ProgramMargaret SangerPaper BridgeDybbukDeirdre Hirschtritt;OrthodoxNew York StateNew York CityNYCNew Rochelle NYCamp RamahSchechterUniversity of Wisconsin;MulticulturalismSteiner Summer ProgramMargaret SangerPaper BridgeDybbuk
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[movies] Mark Louden 21March2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Mark Louden, Professor of Linguistics in the Department of German at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, was interviewed by Allie Brudner on March 21, 2012 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Professor Louden is one of a small number of non-Jewish Yiddish experts. Louden grew up in Oakland, California, and was exposed to Jewish culture and Yiddish through friends’ families and his parents’ friends…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;AdviceChildhoodYiddish languageYiddish teachingYiddish learningYiddish revival and activismOther languagesCareer and Professional LifeScholarshipAcademiaEducationEastern EuropeSoviet UnionUnited StatesLatin America;TransmissionAssimilationPurimSukkosSukkotYiddish Book CenterMusicKlezmerRuralMark LoudenCalifornia;Madison WIUniversity of Wisconsin Madison1980s1990s2000sChassidicHasidicItzik GottesmanTexasGerman;Oakland CACornell UniversityPennsylvania DutchHenry SapoznikUniversity of TexasHaredimMilwaukeeGolda Meir;Manitowoc WIKlezKamp
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From Baltimore to Vilnius: Yiddish Stories from around the World – Yiddish Book Center
This summer Christa Whitney took the Wexler Oral History Project out of the Yiddish Book Center’s studio and into the field. Whitney tells us about the interviews she conducted in cities from Baltimore to Vilnius, and why she loves the opportunity to ask the important questions. Episode 42 September 11, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: BaltimoreChrista WhitneyEmma MorgensternFira BromsonJewish Public LibraryLiba AugenfeldMontrealNew YorkVilna;VilniusVilnius Yiddish InstituteWexler Oral History ProjectYiddishYiddish Book Center Audio
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[movies] Alyson West 11July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Alyson West was interviewed by Hillary Ossip on July 11, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. Alyson West, a 2011 Steiner Summer Student, described growing up in Roanoke, Virginia. She noted that she hadnât met any Jewish people until she began studying at the University of Virginia, where she majored in English. In her final year of college, Alyson decided to take both Hebrew and Yiddish to acquire more credits in order to graduate…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsChildhoodYiddish languageYiddish learningOther languagesLiterature;ScholarshipAcademiaEducationUnited StatesYiddish Book CenterRuralAlyson WestRoanokeVirginiaUniversity of Virginia1990s2000s
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[movies] Hans Herda 26March2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Hans Herda, retired math professor and Yiddish Book Center volunteer, was interviewed by Sara Israel on March 26, 2012 at theYiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish Identity;Yiddish languageYiddish learningImmigrationMigrationOther languagesLiteratureCareer and Professional LifeHolocaust;EducationWorld War TwoReligion and ritualFamily traditionsIsraelWestern EuropeUnited StatesYiddish Book Center;Food and culinary traditionsTransmissionHebrewHans HerdaGermanyBerlinDetroitKyoto JapanRehovot Israel1940s;ConversionChristmasEaster1950s1960sComicsWayne State UniversityMathematicsGermanIL PeretzKashrut;KosherYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
[movies] Marc Caplan 20December2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Marc Caplan- Professor of Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University – was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 20, 2011 at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Washington, D.C. This interview is entirely inYiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story.
Keywords: Yiddish language interviewAdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsUnited StatesEducationLiterature;BooksYiddish languageYiddish learningYiddish sceneOther languagesCareer and Professional LifeScholarship;AcademiaWestern EuropeTransmissionJewish communityLoveRelationshipsMarc CaplanLouisianaAmerican South;Civil WarBenjamin HarshavYale UniversityNew Year’s EveCochon de laitNew York CityAfrican LiteratureJohns Hopkins UniversityMordkhe SchaechterBeatrice Brukhe CaplanKen Binyomen MossAfn ShvelSheva ZuckerZachary Sholem BergerLondonEnglandYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddish;Jewish culture
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Jordan Kutzik on Rediscovered Recordings of Yiddish Writers – Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Yiddish Book Center fellow Jordan Kutzik to discuss the latest news on the trove of reel-to-reel recordings Jordan collected on a recent visit to the Jewish Public Library of Montreal. The recordings, which will be digitized and made accessible online, include readings and lectures by great Yiddish writers, modern Jewish authors, and other notables. For background on the Jewish community of Montreal, read Nancy Sherman’s article in Pakn Treger…
Keywords: Aaron LanskytechnologyYiddishYiddish Book Center AudioJewish Public Library of MontrealJordan Kutzik
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Dig Up The Roots – Yiddish Swing – 12-11-2007 – Greg Carr
Yiddish Swing Klezmer tunes. We played some swinging music from the European and Russian Jewish diaspora, mostly recorded in New York, but Wonderful melting pot sounds with the likes of the Merna Claire Barry – The Barry Sisters; Dave Tarras and The Yiddish Swingtette and the ballistic clarinet of Naftule Brandwein. For more information please visit the blog.
Keywords: Yiddish swingDig up the rootskfaiMr GoshGreg Carr
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[movies] Sara Israel 29Jun2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Sara Israel was interviewed by Lesley Yalen on June 29, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center. Sara Israel is a 2011-2012 YiddishBook Center Fellow, and she was also a 2009 Steiner Summer Program student. Sara’s family on both sides came from Eastern Europe to Winnipeg, Canada, before World War II. Her mother and father both grew up in Winnipeg, where there was (and is) a significant Jewish community. Sara grew up visiting her grandparents and other relatives in Winnipeg, and she associates those vis…
Keywords: Favorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish learningImmigrationMigrationOther languagesVisual ArtsMusicLiteraturePoetryEducationFamily traditionsJewish holidaysEastern EuropeUnited StatesCanadaYiddish Book CenterFood and culinary traditions;TransmissionTravelPesakhPassoversongsingingGomelBelarusPolandRomaniaWinnipegNewton MA;MassachusettsMontrealOdessaUkraineVilniusVilnaVilneLithuaniaPragueCzech RepublicRokhl KornAvraham SutzkeverAnna GonshorMcGill UniversityTemple Beth AvodahRhode Island School of Design1990s2000s2010sReform;Workmen’s CircleArbeter RingA Besere VeltYiddish Community ChorusSteiner Summer ProgramYiddish Book Center;National Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Vardit Lightstone 22June2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
Vardit Lightstone discusses her experiences growing up in Toronto as part of a Modern Orthodox Jewish family and community. Focusing more specifically on spiritual and religious practices, Lightstone reflects on gender segregation in the Synagogue, as well as the beauty of ritual and prayer in her personal life. Through her involvement with the Yiddish Book Center Internship program, she shares what she has learned about the historical significance of Yiddish in Jewish life and what Yiddish mean…
Keywords: YiddishModern OrthodoxTorontoGenderGender SegregationPrayerJewish TraditionJewish lifeChassid;ShabbatJewish CustomStudying AramaicStudying YiddishYiddish NewspaperSocialstJewish SocialistJewish UpbringingJewish EducationJewish Day School
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[movies] Nora Gerard 12october2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
Nora Gerard, Program Director at the Yiddish Book Center, discusses her career, family and the Jewish intersections throughout her life. Sharing her experiences just starting out in television as a typist for a soap opera and eventually working her way up to directing for CBS News in New York, she explains what her career experiences have meant to her thus far. Gerard also details her involvement with the community in Springfield through developing the Holocaust Center and Springfield Community …
Keywords: YiddishCBS NewsBelarusFamily TreeSpringfieldHolocaust Center in SpringfieldJewish AmericansWexler Oral History ProjectJewish Day SchoolDocumentaryYiddish MusicKlezmerYiddish Book CenterBrooklynSuburbs;FamilyLanguageSpringfield Community Music CenterCommunity WorkJewish Summer Camp
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[movies] Sean Sidky 15July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Sean Sidky was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 15, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. Sean Sidky has spent most of his life in Sydney, Australia, where his mother is a Yiddish professor. He was a Steiner summer student at the Yiddish Book Center the summer of 2011. Sean was born in Ohio, where his father (of Afghani decent) is a professor. After a few years in Oxford, England, he moved to Australia where his mother had been offered a Yiddish teaching position…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture;Sean SidkyAustraliaSteiner Summer ProgramOhioSydneyMelbourneDovid BergelsonI.L. PeretzSholem Aleichem;ChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish learningYiddish revival and activismLiteratureBooksScholarship;AcademiaJewish educationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsYiddish Book CenterSummer campAdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsImmigrationMigrationOther languagesMusicFilmsongsingingCareer and Professional Life;EducationJewish holidaysUnited StatesFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionRoots/heritageUrbanTravelIsrael
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[movies] Adrienne Cooper 28dec2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Adrienne Cooper, world-renowned Yiddish singer and educator, was interviewed on December 28, 2010 at KlezKamp, in the Catskills of New York. In her interview, Adrienne talks about coming from a long line of singers. Her mother was a Yiddish and Hebrew singer, and she says that Yiddish was in her ear from the time she was born. Adrienne grew up in Oakland, California. She describes her family as “not frum,” although they kept kosher at home, and observed Shabbat…
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/aboutmeaning;descriptions of)Yiddish teachingYiddish learningYiddish revival and activismPost-vernacular uses of YiddishImmigration;Migrationand placeTheaterMusicPoetryEthnographyCareer and Professional LifeEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysIsraelZionismEastern EuropeSoviet UnionUnited StatesPolitics and political movements;Transmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Roots/heritageJewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)TravelYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Projectnybc;ybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Pauline Katz 6May2011 Yiddish Book Center* – Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Pauline Katz, a 2010-2011 Fellow at the Yiddish Book Center, was interviewed by Lesley Yalen on May 6, 2011. Pauline worked primarily on the Wexler Oral History Project. Pauline grew up in Boston, MA speaking Yiddish at home. Her parents are not native Yiddish speakers, but they decided to learn Yiddish as adults and to raise Pauline and her brother speaking Yiddish. Pauline enjoyed having a special second language she could speak with her family and certain friends…
Keywords: Pauline KatzFamily history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/aboutmeaningdescriptions of)Yiddish revival and activismPressRadioLiteratureFamily traditionsJewish holidays;Eastern EuropeSoviet UnionUnited StatesPolitics and political movementsYiddish Book CenterSummer camp;Transmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Roots/heritagechildren/grandchildren of (Yiddish personalities);Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)BostonMASomervilleBrookline;PennsylvaniaRussiaUkraineBelarusMoishe KatzWorkmen’s CircleCamp KinderlandCamp Kindering1980s-2000s;1930s-1950sCommunist PartyCivil RightsProgressiveYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] David Mazower 28march2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
David Mazower is the great-grandson of acclaimed Yiddish author and playwright Sholem Asch. Mazower, who was raised and still lives in England, tells of his own background and encounters with Yiddish alongside stories of his great grandfather. Interestingly, on both sides of his family Mazower has strong Yiddish ties. His great grandfather on his father’s side, Max Mazower, was a Bundist active in Vilna at the turn of the 20th Century…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectNational Yiddish Book CenterbooksYiddish culture: theatre;Yiddish personalitiesYiddish languageold countryHolocaustfamily history and storieschildhoodJewish identityYiddish learningtheaterliteratureethnographyscholarshipeducationreligion and ritualIsraelEastern EuropeFeminismUnited Statestransmissionroots/heritagechildren/grandchildren ofurbanshtetlKutnoPolandLondonEnglandAbraham Cahan;Marc ChagallGod of VengeanceYiddish Translationgender
Downloads: 369
[movies] Leo Summergrad 3October2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Leo Summergrad is 88 years old and was born in the Bronx to immigrant parents with whom he spoke in Yiddish. Leo’s parents were garment workers and his father was a union organizer who would later be blacklisted due to his leftist politics. His family had no radio at home until he was ten so his family and neighbors sang Yiddish songs constantly. Since then Leo has maintained a lifelong love of Yiddish folksongs and has amassed a stunning collection of recordings of 2,300 distinct Yiddish songs …
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestorsAdviceChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/about;meaningdescriptions of)Yiddish learningImmigrationMigrationand placePressRadioPoetryCareer and Professional Life;HolocaustEducationSoviet UnionPolitics and political movementsYouth groupSummer campTransmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Roots/heritageJewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)World War TwoMusicImmigrationMigrationYiddish speakersongsingingNewspapersTheaterJewish communityYiddish Book CenterJewish educationUnited StatesIWO ShuleCamp KinderlandBronxLeo Summergrad;White RussiaThe FreiheitDer TogGarment Industry1920s. 1930s1950sNew York CityOkinawaYiddish Book Center;National Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Miriam Isaacs 26December2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Miriam Isaacs was interviewed at Klezkamp by Pauline Katz on December 26th, 2010. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. Miriam is the daughter of Holocaust survivors from Galicia and grew up in a traditional Jewish home in Montreal and later Crown Heights. She describes her childhood in Montreal where she went to school in English, spoke Yiddish at home and French on the street. In New York she lived in Crown Heights, a neighborhood dominated by Holocaust survivors and their children but her fa…
Keywords: Yiddish language interviewMiriam IsaacsKlezKampSutzkeverYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Diane Cypkin 8August2013 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Diane Cypkin, a professor at Pace University and performer, was interviewed by Mark Gerstein on August 8, 2013 at the YiddishBook Center. In her interview, Diane recalls the incredible story of how her parents and brother survived the Holocaust in Kovno, Lithuania. Later, she talks about the Jewish home she grew up in and her connection to Jewish ritual. She also speaks about her experiences performing in Yiddish theater in New York and the insights this provided into Yiddish language and cultu…
Keywords: Family historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish revival and activism;Yiddish sceneImmigrationMigrationTheaterMusicsongsingingScholarshipAcademiaHolocaustWorld War TwoOld CountryEastern EuropeSoviet UnionTransmissionAnti-SemitismYiddish personalitiesUrbanShtetlKovnoLithuania;1940s1950s1960s1970sYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Projectnybcybc;YiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Sheila Horvitz 10Nov2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Sheila Horvitz was interviewed by Mark Gerstein on November 10, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. Sheila Horvitz, a lawyer and former teacher, recounts her life growing up in a strong Yiddish atmosphere in New York City in the 1950s. She describes her mother and grandmother’s emigration from a shtetl in Ukraine during the Russian Civil War in 1921, and she shows documents pertaining to their immigration and arrival in the United States…
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/aboutmeaning;descriptions of)Yiddish learningImmigrationMigrationand placeMusicEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditions;Jewish holidaysFeminismYiddish Book CenterTransmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)UrbanAdvice;Family historystories about ancestorsYiddish languageYiddish revival and activismImmigrationMigrationIsraelPolitics and political movementsTransmissionRoots/heritageAnti-SemitismJewish communityWorld War TwoShtetlSoviet Union;RadioMartin Luther KingWorkmen’s Circle1940s1950s1960sSheila HorvitzI.L. Peretz SchoolNew York CityManhattan;Aaron LanskyPenn StationOrthodoxJuilus RosenbergEthel RosenbergMcCarthyismBronxQueensMassachusetts;ConnecticutYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 54
[movies] Israel Bartal 19Dec2011 Yiddish Book Center – yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Professor Israel Bartal’s interview begins with a detailed description of his lineage, including the story of his family’s arrival in Palestine from small, Galician shtetls in southeastern Poland (now western Ukraine). Bartal dives deeply into his childhood, providing an elaborately detailed description of his life growing up in a Yiddish-speaking neighborhood in Tel Aviv from the 1930s to the 1950s…
Keywords: AdviceFamily history and stories re. ancestorsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodYiddish languageYiddish teachingYiddish learningCareer and Professional LifeScholarshipAcademiaEducationFamily traditions;Jewish holidaysIsraelZionismEastern EuropeJewish communityShtetlHebrewYiddish sceneIsrael Bartal1930s1940s;1950sTel AvivKibbutzSocialismSocialistArmyJerusalemHebrew UniversitySix Day WarYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish cultureRamsay LeimenstollWestern Europe;United StatesFood and culinary traditionsFrancefreedomreligionchallahParisJewish IdentityEducationSpanishYiddish learningOther languagesEducationJewish studiesFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsParisGenevachamsa
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[movies] Nora Feinstein 23july2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
Nora Feinstein, 2010 participant in the Steiner Summer Yiddish Program at the Yiddish Book Center, was interviewed by Emma Morgenstern on July 23, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center. Nora grew up in a Reform Jewish family in Baltimore, Maryland and participated in Reform Jewish life. National Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) was a defining aspect of her high school life. She describes herself as a “Jewish life dork” in high school…
Keywords: DenominationalismReform JudaismBaltimore Jewish CommunityJewish Theological SeminaryBarnardNew York CityYiddishYiddish TheatreNFTYIsraelHebrewSholem AleichemReclaiming YiddishReligionSecularismYiddish Book CenterChallenges of Learning YiddishYiddishkeitYiddish PoetryJewish Identity
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[texts] OCR test: YiddishDownloads: 55
[texts] Yiddish, Eastern Swadesh List
This document is licensed with a Creative Commons License by the The Rosetta Project. For more information, see http://www.rosettaproject.org/archive/collection
Keywords: yddYiddish, EasternSwadesh List
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[texts] Elementary Yiddish II – Gold, David LDownloads: 274
[texts] Classification of Yiddish DialectsKeywords: Yiddish, Eastern Mapydd
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[texts] Yiddish, Eastern Genesis TranslationKeywords: Yiddish, Eastern Genesis Translationydd
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[texts] Classification of Yiddish DialectsKeywords: Yiddish, Eastern Grammarydd
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[texts] Classification of Yiddish DialectsKeywords: Yiddish, Eastern Phonologyydd
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[texts] Yiddish-English Manual – Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916
Electronic reproduction
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[texts] The Yiddish beginner [microform] – Figler, I. (Israel), 1866-1930
Copyright registered by Israel I. Figler
Keywords: Penmanship, YiddishCahiers d’écriture yiddish
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[texts] Elementary Yiddish I – Gold, David LDownloads: 297
NR Yiddish Devorim 70 – Rabbi nuchem Rosenberg
Lecture about pedophilia, and all kinds of adultery plus other problems plaguing the general Jewish community
Keywords: PedophiliaIncestRapeHomosexuals
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[movies] Eva Apfelbaum 2December2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Eva Apfelbaum was interviewed on December 2, 2011 by Sara Israel at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordFamily history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityImmigration;Migrationand placeVisual ArtsHolocaustEducationFamily traditionsWestern EuropeUnited StatesSummer camp;Transmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Anti-SemitismUrbanTravelImmigrationMigrationEva ApfelbaumFranceGermanyEnvironmentIndiaYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Sarah Gordon 25August2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Sarah Gordon is the lead singer of rock Yiddish band Yiddish Princess. Daughter of renowned Yiddish singer Adrienne Cooper, she grew up steeped in the Yiddish world of New York City. Sarah has performed and recorded with many of today’s leading Klezmer bands, and also writes original Yiddish poetry. Sarah begins her interview detailing her family’s history. She explains that all four of her grandparents lived in Chicago, which was where her parents met, though her mother grew up near Berkley, …
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/aboutmeaning;descriptions of)Yiddish revival and activismScholarshipIsraelUnited StatesMusicJewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)children/grandchildren of (Yiddish personalities)Yiddish learningCareer and Professional LifeTransmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Post-vernacular uses of YiddishBina Veinreich;KlezmerYiddish PrincessJacob GlatsteinItzik MangerAdrienne CooperYiddish PrincessKlezKampKlezKanadaYIVO;Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Benzion Miller 13June2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Benzion Miller, world-renowned Hassidic cantor and collector and composer of nigunim (wordless melodies), was interviewed by Hankus Netsky in Borough Park, New York on June 6, 2012. Parts of this interview are in Yiddish.
Keywords: Family historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageMusicsongsingingPress;RadioMoyshe KoussevitzkyShmuel TovskyHershl FoxWEVD radio stationBobever hasidismVishnitz hasidismcantorial musicnigunimkhazonesYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddish;Jewish culture
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[movies] Amy Leos-Urbel 4October2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Amy Leos-Urbel was interviewed on October 4, 2011 by Irene Starr at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Family historystories about ancestorsEastern EuropeJewish IdentityChildhoodSimchat TorahSimkhas torah;SukkosSukkotPesakhPassoverYiddish languageUrbanPolitics and political movementsSummer campJewish communityTravelJewish holidaysSynagogueshultempleYiddish Book CenterTransmissionAssimilationRuralAdvice;Yiddish learningPost-vernacular uses of YiddishImmigrationMigrationOther languagesHebrewFilmCareer and Professional LifeUnited StatesHolocaustAmy Leos-UrbelNew York CityBrooklynQueensPhiladelphiaSocial JusticeNorthampton MAFiddler on the RoofGermanFrenchGrandparentsYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Jacob Schlitt 12dec2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center
Jacob Schlitt grew up in New York City and speaks about being raised by his mother, who both gave him a Yiddish education and an understanding of the importance of being aware of social injustices. He fondly remembers his childhood, from learning the Four Questions (Fir Kashes) in Yiddish to winning a watch in Hebrew school after collecting the highest amount of donations for the JNF. Schlitt also discusses his life’s work in labor and civil rights…
Keywords: bronxnew york citypublic schoolsarbetn shulehebrew schoolJNFmenorahsummer campssocialist;socialismcivil rightslabor unionlabor rightsradioarmyJLCyiddish book centernational yiddish book centerwexler oral history projectjewish labor committeeadvicefamily history and storieschildhoodjewish identityyiddish languageyiddish revival and activismcareer and professional lifeeducationjewish holidaysunited statespolitics and political movements
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[movies] Martin Broder 1December2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Martin Broder was interviewed on December 1, 2011 by Christa Whitney at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: AdviceFamily history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/about;meaningdescriptions of)Yiddish learningYiddish revival and activismMusicPressRadioLiteratureCareer and Professional LifeHolocaustEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysEastern EuropeUnited StatesYiddish Book CenterSummer campTransmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Roots/heritageJewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)DetroitClevelandBrooklynSpringfield MAChicagoI.J. Singer;Sidor BelarskySholem Aleichem InstituteWorkmen’s Circle/ Arbeter RingCamp VladeckCamp Kinderlandlate 1940s1980s;socialismTumbalalaykeReformUltra-orthodoxOrthodoxMartin BroderMedicineCardiologyYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Stan Edelson 12November2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Artist Stan Edelson was interviewed by Jessica Parker at the Yiddish Book Center on November 12, 2012. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://wwww.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: AdviceFavorite Yiddish wordYiddish wordsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish Identity;Yiddish languageVisual ArtsTheaterCareer and Professional LifeHolocaustEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditions;IsraelZionismEastern EuropeUnited StatesCanadaLatin AmericaPolitics and political movementsYiddish Book Center;Summer campTransmissionAnti-SemitismJewish communityRuralUrbanTravelAssimilationStan EdelsonNew York CityNYCLower East SideBronxBostonTorontoIsraelMexicoSeinfeldPaul MuniMilton BerleMichael GoldJews without MoneyArt Students League SchoolEducational Alliance1920s1930s1940s1950s1960sCivil Rights Movement;Artist CollectivesOrthodoxSecularComedyComediansYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Jack Apfelbaum 2December2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Jack Apfelbaum was interviewed by Sandra Rubin on December 2, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityImmigrationMigrationand placeCareer and Professional LifeEducationScholarshipTransmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)TravelUnited States;Western EuropeJack ApfelbaumGermanyHamburgIndiaEgyptSanta FeEngineerEngineeringYiddish Book Center;National Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] David Botwinik 13Decmber2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
David Botwinik was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik on December 13, 2011 in Montreal, Canada. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: David Botwink Oral History Interview, interviewed by Jordan Kutzik, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Montreal, Canada, December 13, 2011…
Keywords: Yiddish language interviewYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Projectnybc;ybcYiddishJewish cultureFamily history and stories re. ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language (feelings of/aboutmeaningdescriptions of)Yiddish teachingYiddish learningYiddish revival and activismImmigrationMigrationand placeOther Jewish languagesMusicLiteratureCareer and Professional LifeJewish professionsHolocaustIsraelZionism;Eastern EuropeWestern EuropeSoviet UnionUnited StatesCanadaPolitics and political movementsSummer camp;Transmission (intergenerationalculturalsocial… parenting)Roots/heritageAnti-SemitismJewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time)RuralUrbanShtetlAssimilationTravelKatsharginskiBundtsishoJewish Public Library1930s2000s
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[movies] Ellsworth Al Rosen 6February2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Ellsworth Al Rosen was interviewed on February 6, 2012 by Christa Whitney at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: AdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish languageImmigrationMigration;MusicPressLiteratureCareer and Professional LifeJewish professionsHolocaustWorld War TwoEducationReligion and ritualFamily traditionsJewish holidaysPesakhPassoverIsraelEastern EuropeWestern EuropeUnited StatesPolitics and political movementsYiddish Book CenterFood and culinary traditionsTransmissionRoots/heritageAnti-SemitismJewish communityUrbanShtetlTravelEllsworth Al RosenDer TogLibraryJewish FederationKol NidreAustriaGermanyFrance;StrudelConnecticutNew Haven CTNew Britain CTChaim GradeAmerican Friends of Hebrew UniversityFacing History Facing OurselvesGreat DepressionSpanish Civil WarConservativeGIInfantryDachauYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Judith Elbaum Schumer 3October2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Judith Elbaum Schumer was interviewed on October 3, 2011 by Christa Whitney at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: PressEastern EuropeWorld War TwoHolocaustImmigrationMigrationRadioTheaterJewish holidaysYom KipporYom KippurChannukahKhanukahChannukaKhanike Yiddish personalitiesYiddish Book CenterPesakhPassover;Summer campJewish educationReligion and ritualsongsingingAdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhood;Jewish IdentityYiddish languageYiddish sceneYiddish speakerLiteratureNewspapersPoetryCareer and Professional Life;Family traditionsSynagogueshultempleshabbatshabbessabbathUrbanJewish communityTransmissionUnited States;Politics and political movementsSoviet UnionJudith Elbaum SchumerMoshe ElbaumLodzWarsawPolandAnthony Eden;VilnaVilniusVilneLithuaniaChinaJapanShanghaiThe Morning JournalDer Morgen JurnalJewish Daily ForwardForverts;Der TogI.B. SingerElie WieselMaurice SchwartzNew York CityChiune SugiharaLudwik ZamenhofBrooklynCamp BoiberikReno NVCamp HemshechkCamp Kind
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[movies] Lawrence Bush 20March2012 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Lawrence Bush, editor of Jewish Currents magazine, was interviewed by Jayne Pearl on March 20, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Jewish IdentityYiddish languageLiteratureBooksJewish professionsScholarshipAcademiaJewish education;Religion and ritualPolitics and political movementsFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodPesakhPassover;EducationSummer campIsraelHebrewAdviceLawrence BushSecularSocialismCommunismBar MitzvahUnionCivil Rights MovementThe Joys of YiddishRabbi Alexander SchindlerPhillip Roth
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[movies] Yechiel Schachner 2April2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Yechiel Schachner was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 2, 2011 in New York. Yechiel Schachner’s family lived in Odessa before his mother immigrated to the United States in 1920 and his father in 1922. Yechiel begins his interview describing his childhood growing up in Boro Park in Brooklyn, New York. Yechiel describes his parents’ commitment to the Yiddish world and their apolitical household…
Keywords: Yiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History ProjectnybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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[movies] Kalman Weiser 19December2010 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Kalman Weiser was interviewed by Pauline Katz on December 19, 2010 at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference in Boston, MA. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. Kalman Weiser, the Silber Family Professor of Modern Jewish Studies at York University in Toronto, begins by talking about his family background. Raised in Staten Island, in a Jewish, but not particularly religious, environment, Kalman heard Yiddish as a child, and knew that it was in some way tied to the identity of preceding g…
Keywords: Yiddish language interviewYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Projectnybc;ybcYiddishJewish cultureAdviceFamily historystories about ancestorsChildhoodJewish IdentityYiddish language;Yiddish teachingYiddish learningYiddish revival and activismPost-vernacular uses of YiddishEthnographyCareer and Professional LifeScholarshipAcademiaEducationJewish educationReligion and ritualEastern EuropeUnited States;CanadaPolitics and political movementsTransmissionJewish communityUrbanKalman WeiserBrooklynStaten Island;TorontoNew YorkRachmiel PeltsMordkhe ShaechterNoyekh PrilutskiMax WeinreichBina WeinreichYork UniversityYale UniversityColumbia UniversityUniversity of WashingtonUriel Weinreich Summer ProgramYIVOYidish LigeUniversity of MichiganYiddishismHaredimModern Orthodox
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Suicide in Yiddish Oh My God TV and Palestinian Comedy – Shtetl on the Shortwave; Tamara Kramer
Eddy Portnoy shares tales of bizarre and tragic suicides in the Yiddish Press. Montrealer and atheist Tevya Heller talks about seeking the divine on TV, and Palestinian comedian Eman finds what’s funny about Jews and Muslims.
Keywords: Tevya ellerEddy PortnoyEmanKosher Jokes for the HalaladaysSuicidecomdedyJewishMontreal
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[movies] Leo Weitzman 13July2011 Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Leo Weitzman was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 13, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Leo Weitzman Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project, Applebaum-Driker Theater, July 13, 2011…
Keywords: Leo WeitzmanGermanyNew York CityNYCDP CampsDisplaced Persons CampsSiberiaPolandWarsaw;MunichWarsaw Jewish Choir1950sWestern EuropeUnited StatesImmigrationMigrationChildhoodFamily historystories about ancestorsEastern EuropeHolocaustYiddish speakerWorld War TwoNewspapersMusicTheatersongsinging;PurimYiddish languageOther languagesYiddish Book CenterNational Yiddish Book CenterWexler Oral History Project;nybcybcYiddishJewish culture
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Cover Art Algemeine Encyclopedie in Yiddish = General encyclopedia in Yiddish – Central Yiddish Culture Organization.

Call Number: AE90.Y5 A52
A Yiddish-language encyclopedia published in New York c. 1948-1950.
Argenṭiner beymelekh = Arbolitos argentinos – Zelik Mazur

Call Number: BM1 .A74
A mid-20th century Juvenile Literature periodical published in Buenos Aires.
Cover Art In shrifṭ un ṿorṭ – Avigdor, Jacob.

Call Number: BS1225.4 .A8
A collection of commentaries on ethical and religious problems, published in Mexico c. 1956-1957.
Cover Art Yidish un Yidishḳayṭ : eseyen. – Joseph Opatoshu

Call Number: DS102.5 .O6 1949
Also titled Yiddish and Jewishness, essays. Published in Toronto in 1949.
Cover Art Yidishe folkslider mit melodyes – Judah Loeb Cahan; Max Weinreich

Call Number: M1852 .C2Y5 1957
Also titled Yiddish folksongs with melodies, this collection was published in New York in 1957.
Cover Art Ale shriften – Mendele Mokher Sefarim

Call Number: PJ5129 .A2 1909
A short-story collection published in New York in 1909.
Cover Art Trit in di berg : lider un poemes, 1926-1936 – Yaacov Glantz

Call Number: PJ5129 .G523 T7 1939
Also titled Pasos en las montan̋as, poemas en Yiddish, 1926-1936, a book of poetry published in Mexico in 1939.
Cover Art Der shpigl : un andere dertseylungen – Isaac Bashevis Singer,

Call Number: PJ5129.S49 S5 1975
Yiddish-language edition of Nobel-prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer’s short-story collection The Mirror and Other Stories, published in Jerusalem in 1975.
Cover Art Muzikalishe drames iber Yisroel [fun] Yitsḥak Zohar. – Yitsḥaḳ Zohar-Furer

Call Number: PJ5129.S655 M8
Also titled Musikalische drames ueber Israel, these Yiddish plays were were published in Paris in 1970.
Cover Art Baginen; roman fun eydishen imigrantn lebn in Meksike – José Winiecki

Call Number: PJ5129 .W62 B3
A novel about Jewish immigration to Mexico, published in Mexico in 1944.
Cover Art Tshilenish – Shemuél Rozshanski

Call Number: PJ5159.C5 T83 1972
Also titled Al pie de los Andes, poesia y prosa idish de Chile, this anthology of Yiddish poems fro

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Encyclopedia resources on Yiddish


Yiddish language – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ISBN 0-8246-0124-6 . Weinreich, Uriel . College Yiddish: an Introduction to the Yiddish language and to Jewish Life and Culture , 6th revised ed., YIVO Institute for Jewish Research , New York, 1999, ISBN …

ערשטע זײַט – װיקיפּעדיע
Start a Wikipedia in another language בע×?ַרבעטן פּר×?ָיעקטן פֿון װיקיפּעדיעס שװעסטער Commons Meta-Wiki יידיש ווערטערבּוך העלפט ×?ונדז …

German language – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
…have several unique features, and are usually considered as a separate language, Yiddish . The dialects of German which are or were primarily spoken in colonies founded by German speaking people …

Yiddish theatre – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The effect of the Holocaust Like the rest of Yiddish-language culture, Yiddish theatre was devastated by the Holocaust . A major portion of the world’s Yiddish-speakers were killed and many theatres …

Hebrew language – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jewish religious services and studies in Israel and abroad. It was influenced by the Yiddish language . Sephardi Hebrew language is the basis of Standard Hebrew and not all that different from it …

Yinglish – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
…list of choice Yiddish/Ameridish words. The Jewish Book Center of The Workmen’s Circle Spoken Yiddish Language Project (Columbia University) Yiddish Wikipedia Yiddish in Ethnologue Forverts — The Yiddish …

The Joys of Yiddish – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
…of common words and phrases in the Yiddish language, primarily focusing on those words that had become known to speakers of American English due to the influence of American Jews . It was originally …

Yeshivish – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
…lexical and grammatical features not found in the languages they draw upon. Yiddish evolved into an independent language; thus far Yeshivish has not. Speakers of Yiddish may not understand German …

Category:Yiddish – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For more information, see the article about Yiddish language . Contents: Top – 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Subcategories There are 5 subcategories to this category. J Jewish film and theatre L Linguists …

List of English words of Yiddish origin – Wikipedia, the free … 
…into this article or section. ( Discuss ) This is a list of English language words of Yiddish language origin, many of which have entered the language by way of American English or Cockney . Spelling of some …

Academic resources on Yiddish


Yamada Language Center: Yiddish WWW Guide
Yiddish Voice – homepage of a radio station in Boston, has links to yiddish resources around the Web. In Yiddish/English. Der Bavebter Yid – Yiddish literary journal …

Bildner Center Jewish Life Rutgers Yiddish Language
13 Reasons to Study Yiddish Yiddish Links Yiddish has been spoken around the world for over 1,000 years. Through Yiddish you can discover the culture of the …

Yiddish and Hebrew Texts 
…refoyls yidish veb-bletl Refoyl’s Yiddish resources Searchable Yiddish dictionary . Yiddish typewriter and spelling checker . Yiddish song database . Der Bavebter Yid: Electronic magazine . Yiddish …

Yiddish-English Dictionary Project
Proposal and implementation of Yiddish-English Dictionary on-line Yiddish-English Projects for education and fun Yiddish Alphabet – contains complete Yidish alphabet and some sounds. Dictionary – this …

Yiddish Typewriter 
Yiddish Typewriter Instructions are below . You might prefer using the shrayberke . Either enter your text here: or upload from this file: Input form Output form YIVO transcription YIVO …

Yiddish Program at UPenn
Yiddish Language Courses can fulfill your Language Requirement. Yiddish Literature in Translation Courses are W.A.T.U. and can fulfill your Writing Requirement. Courses Offered Fall Semester, 1998: …

Judge Alex Kozinski & Eugene Volokh, “Lawsuit, Shmawsuit� <*>
…operation.” The Illinois trial court consulted as a reference Leo Rosten’s The Joys of Yiddish ; it also reviewed the case law of New York, California, Illinois, and Florida (and why not Georgia?) to …

Yiddish Programs 
Yiddish Authors. A Yiddish/Jewish literary folkloristic tour in Yiddish will take place in Ukraine 12 June – 19 July 1999. The group, sponsored by the World Council for Yiddish Culture, will be led in …

Yiddish and Unix 
To write Yiddish in Unix, you have these choices: Write in YIVO transliteration and convert, if you want, to some other form by using the shraybmashinke . Write directly in Unicode, storing your file …

Yiddish at Berkeley: Yiddish Studies at the University of California
Yiddish? Yiddish is the millennium-old language of the Jews of central and eastern Europe, a region known to its Jewish inhabitants as Ashkenaz. For a thousand years this language was the vehicle of …

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Government resources on Yiddish


Variety Stage: Yiddish-Language Playscripts
Yiddish-Language Playscripts Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress Variety Stage: Search by Keyword | Browse the Subject or Author Index Browse Title List for Yiddish …

http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/romanization/hebrew.pdf
Yiddish Playscripts The seventy-seven Yiddish plays in this collection range from ten page vignettes to four-act extravaganzas. They were written by celebrated writers such as Sholem Aleichem and …

Variety Stage: Yiddish Playscripts
Yiddish Playscripts The seventy-seven Yiddish plays in this collection range from ten page vignettes to four-act extravaganzas. They were written by celebrated writers such as Sholem Aleichem and …

ALA-LC Romanization Tables
Yiddish Hindi Japanese Javanese, Sundanese, and Madurese Kannada Kashmiri Khmer Korean Kurdish Ladino Lao Lepcha Limbu Malay Malayalam Marathi Mongolian Moplah Non-Slavic Languages (in Cyrillic Script) …

Yiddish
Eastern Yiddish is spoken by an estimated 3-4 million people in many countries of the Jewish diaspora. There are 215,000 speakers of Yiddish in Israel. Western Yiddish is nearly …

Radio Projects: Yiddish Radio Project Transcript
Yiddish Radio Project; Story of the Long-Running Jewish Radio Program “Yiddish Melodies in Swing” Transcript Music. JOHN YDSTIE: From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I’m John Ydstie. LIANE …

Eavesdropping on a Generation: Yiddish Broadcasts from the Golden Age … 
Yiddish Swing takes old Yiddish folk songs and finds the groove for them in merry modern rhythms. The B. Manischewitz Company proudly presents Sam Medoff with the Yiddish Swing Orchestra. Hit it …

Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920
…the popular stage and allied arts. Photographs and memorabilia of Houdini; English playscripts; Yiddish playscripts; a selection of playbills and program books; motion pictures; and sound recordings. …

Initial Definite and Indefinite Articles (Library of Congress) 
…limitations in Web documents. a English, Galician, Hungarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Scots, Yiddish a’ Scottish Gaelic al Romanian al- Arabic, Baluchi, Brahui, Panjabi (Perso-Arabic script …

Isaac Bashevis Singer: Master Storyteller
…as a world center for Yiddish literature. In New York, although it was home to a network of Yiddish schools, theaters, and newspapers, Singer sensed immediately that Yiddish was a dying language …

“.org” resources on Yiddish


The Yiddish Voice ד×?ָס ייִדישע קול
Home page for The Yiddish Voice, a Yiddish-language radio show serving Boston’s Yiddish-speaking community, and a Yiddish Internet resource page. The Yiddish Voice / DOS YIDISHE KOL / ד×?ָס …

UYIP: Understanding Yiddish Information Processing
Understanding Yiddish Information Processing (UYIP) mailing list and resources UYIP The Mailing List for Understanding Yiddish Information Processing UYIP@THEWORLD.COMTo subscribe to UYIP send E-Mail to …

National Yiddish Book Center 
…vibrant, non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish and other modern Jewish books and celebrate the culture they contain. Home About the Center Visit Us Calendar Our Store Buy Yiddish Books Membership …

Yiddish language – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
…has more about this subject: Yiddish Jewish Language Research Website: Yiddish On-line Yiddish dictionary National Yiddish Book Center NYBC’s Summer Language Internship Shtetl The Yiddish Voice The Jewish …

Der Bay – Anglo-Yiddish Newsletter
…international anglo-yiddish newsletter with international kalendar, with news of klezmer bands, yiddish teachers, yiddish clubs and translators Yiddish Events International …

Yiddish Radio Project
…from the “golden age” of Yiddish radio in the 1930s to ’50s are a thousand fragile discs, rescued from storerooms, attics, and even dumpsters. But what a story they tell! The Yiddish Radio Project is …

The Dora Teitelboim Center – Advancing Jewish Culture and the Yiddish … 
Advancing the Jewish culture and the Yiddish language. Yiddish Classes | Art Gallery | Kinder Club | Book Store | Writing …

Shtetl, Yiddish Language and Culture 
For there is hope of a tree, If it be cut down, that it will sprout again. Job 14:7 Welcome to the Virtual Shtetl || Library | Synagogue | School | Memorial | Post Office | Station | Art Center | Kitchen || …

The History and Development of Yiddish
…books, biographies, articles, original documents and much more! The History and Development of Yiddish By David Shyovitz Advertisement for New York performance of King Lear in Yiddish …

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