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The Jewish Soul: Classics of Yiddish Cinema

Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR, visits with The Shmooze to talk about the newly released The Jewish Soul: Classics of Yiddish Cinema (Blu-ray). Our conversation considers the ten classic films that make up this collection and the many ways that they both touch on and represent aspects of Yiddish culture. As it happened, the conversation was recorded on the 100th anniversary of the first performance of The Dybbuk‚ÄĒpossibly the timeless star of this collection.

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