Laurie Weinberg, clinical psychologist, gives advice for people dealing with their Jewish identity and speaks on the importance of the Yiddish Book Center.
Laurie Weinberg, clinical psychologist, talks about the importance of Yiddish and why she is personally drawn to it.
Laurie Weinberg, clinical psychologist, describes having a bat mitzvah as an adult with her father, son, and grandson present.
Laurie Weinberg, clinical psychologist, recounts her experience learning about he Holocaust, and her father's involvement in the liberation of displaced persons camps.
Velvel Pasternak, musicologist, recalls the difficulties of recording nigunim as sung by hasidim, as well as the rewards of believing in music.
Laurie Weinberg, clinical psychologist, recalls her childhood moving from army base to army base, and talks about what it was like growing up in a Jewish military family.
Chana Mlotek, music archivist at YIVO, recalls the traditions and music of Shabbes ritual at Camp Boiberik.
Chana Mlotek, music archivist at YIVO, recalls memories of childhood seders.
Chana Mlotek, music archivist at YIVO, shares the sheet music from her "Gilbert and Sullivan Purim Play" and sings a Yiddish song based on "For He Is an Englishman."
Velvel Pasternak, musicologist and major publisher of Jewish music, explains the origins of Israeli marches from a Modzitzer rebbe.
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