The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Sarah Abrevaya Stein: A Story of Sephardic Jewish History Through a Family's Journey

Sarah Abrevaya Stein, professor of history and Jewish studies at UCLA, talks with The Shmooze about her new book Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century and the process of writing history through personal stories. Along the way, she discusses the challenges of reading historical documents against the grain, how her time in the Yiddish Book Center's summer internship (now Steiner Summer Yiddish Program) influenced her professional path, and the diversity of the modern Jewish cultural experience.

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