The Yiddish Book Center's podcast includes conversations with Jewish culture makers, plus news and stories related to Yiddish literature, language, and culture.
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Di Shvester—The Sisters: Eleanor Reissa and Cilla Owens
This week on The Shmooze, two of New York’s finest vocalists, Eleanor Reissa and Cilla Owens, chat about their upcoming performance alongside the Paul Shapiro Quartet. The upcoming concert salutes the rich contribution of Jewish women in music.
Irena Klepfisz on Birth and Later Years: New and Collected Poems
Following the release of Birth and Later Years: New and Collected Poems, 1971–2021, poet Irena Klepfisz sat down to speak with The Shmooze about her life, work, and the release of her collected poems.
Max Weinreich on the Great Jewish Books Club
The Shmooze caught up with Max Weinreich to talk about his interest in and work with the Great Jewish Books Club.
And what about the taste? with Sima Beeri
On The Shmooze from London, a visit with Dr. Sima Beeri to chat about her recently published And what about the taste?
Aaron Bendich on the Launch of Off Beet
We caught up with Aaron Bendich this week to chat about his latest venture, the launch of his new record label imprint, Off Beet, a spin-off of his radio show Borscht Beat.
The Inaugural New York Jewish Book Festival
Joshua Mack and Gabriel Sanders sat down with The Shmooze to share a preview of what’s on for the 2022 New York Jewish Book Festival.
The Remarkable Backstory of Chana Blankshteyn’s Fear and Other Stories
Anita Norich visits with The Shmooze to talk about her translation of Chana Blankshteyn’s Fear and Other Stories.
Women in Yiddish
Editor Mindl Cohen sits down with The Shmooze to talk about the soon-to-be-released 2022 Pakn Treger Digital Translation Issue.
A Trilingual (Yiddish, Ukrainian, English) Volume of Two Works of Children’s Poetry
Jordan Finkin and Jessica Kirzane visit with The Shmooze to talk about their latest project, a trilingual (Yiddish, Ukrainian, English) volume of two works of children’s poetry.
Debra Olin’s Mixed Media Considers An-sky’s Questionnaire
Debra Olin's Every Protection: Folk Culture and Motherhood in the Jewish Pale of Settlement is currently on exhibit at the Yiddish Book Center, created around An-sky’s probing, evocative questions.