A De-Judaized Yiddish

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Eugene Orenstein - distinguished professor emeritus of Yiddish and Modern Jewish History at McGill University in Montreal - discusses how his perspective changed on his New York Jewish education as he became a Jewish scholar himself. He came to resent the type of Yiddish divorced from tradition he was taught as a child. 

Eugene Orenstein

Date: Aug 26, 2011
Eugene Orenstein, distinguished professor emeritus of Yiddish and Modern Jewish History at McGill University in Montreal, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 26, 2011 at KlezKanada, in Mon... More