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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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.
Josh Lambert on Jews and Publishing
In conversation with The Shmooze, author Josh Lambert talks about his latest book, The Literary Mafia.
Working 9 to 5: A Women’s Movement, a Labor Union, and the Iconic Movie
This week on The Shmooze, Ellen Cassedy, author of Working 9 to 5: A Women’s Movement, a Labor Union, and the Iconic Movie, newly published by Chicago Review Press with a foreword by Jane Fonda.
The Mystery of the Library of Yeshivas Chachmei Lublin
Piotr tells the story of the vanished Library of Yeshivas Chachmei Lublin, or Academy of the Sages of Lublin—one of the greatest mysteries from the postwar history of Lublin.
Girl with Two Landscapes: The Wartime Diary of Lena Jedwab
Dorothée Rozenberg, daughter of Lena Jedwab Rozenberg, joins The Shmooze to talk about her mother’s wartime diary, Girl with Two Landscapes: The Wartime Diary of Lena Jedwab.
How the Soviet Jew Was Made
Sasha Senderovich, author of the recently published How the Soviet Jew Was Made, sits down with The Shmooze to talk about his latest work.
Asaf Galay on The Adventures of Saul Bellow
This week on The Shmooze, we talk to Asaf Galay, award-winning director of films that examine modern Jewish culture and creativity. His documentary The Adventures of Saul Bellow will be screened at the Yiddish Book Center.
Jake Krakovsky, Yiddish Puppeteer
In conversation, Jake recounted how he successfully turned the Yiddish story Labzik into a puppet film and how in the process he discovered the richness of Yiddish language, literature, and culture.
Irving Massey Reflects On His Mother Ida Maze
Irving Massey, son of Yiddish writer Ida Maze, joins The Shmooze to talk about his mother, her writing, and the newly published Dineh: An Autobiographical Novel by Ida Maze, translated by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub (White Goat Press 2022).
Photographer Chuck Fishman: A Lens on Jewish Poland
In conversation with Chuck Fishman we learn about his 45-year career as a freelance photographer whose work focuses on social and political issues with a strong humanistic concern.