Wexler Oral History Project Features Selected features around specific themes and events in Yiddish and Jewish culture from the Wexler Oral History Project The Paper Brigade and Other Forms of Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto Jewish Intellectuals' Spiritual Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto Performance and Activism Stories where art and activism intersect. Memories of Sukkos Narrators reminisce on Sukkos and their families' sukkahs. Returning to Our Roots Stories from some of our narrators on their experiences returning to the places their families once called home. Women in Translation Clips from women speaking about the importance of translation, their own process of translating Yiddish, and the intricacies, nuances, and creativity of rendering works from one language to another. Singing in Yiddish Four women musicians reflect on their deep, personal connection to Yiddish music. Women Reflect on American Jewish Identity Women across generations candidly reflect on Jewishness and American culture Tsu a Nay Lebn (To a New Life) Post-WWII DP Camp Stories Stories That Celebrate Women Yiddish Poets Stories that celebrate women Yiddish poets "The History That's Never Taught": Stories That Celebrate Women's Contributions to Yiddish Highlights from the Wexler Oral History Project Women Writing Memoir Stories from women memoirists What Comic Art Can Do: Yiddish, Comics, and Graphic Novels Stories from cartoonists and graphic novelists Why Learn Yiddish? Stories about the many joys, occasional frustrations, and changing nature of learning Yiddish Fartaytsht un farbesert: Yiddish in Translation A collection of interview highlights that illustrate many experiences of translating Molly Picon Stories Stories and reflections which illustrate the Yiddish actress's continued influence on Yiddish culture Ed Asner’s Jewish Life Highlights from Ed Asner's Oral History An Ode to Yiddish Books Stories about books and libraries Queer Yiddish Stories A selection of LGBTQ+ Pride Month stories Stories About Yiddish Radio Station WEVD Stories about beloved NYC-based Yiddish radio station WEVD Midwinter Dreams of Yiddish Writers’ Summer Retreats Highlighting a special feature from the latest issue of Pakn Treger Yiddish Child Stars The Wexler Oral History Project presents stories from child stars of the Yiddish radio and stage. Immigrating to America: The Jewish Experience Stories from the Wexler Oral History Project Jewish Neighborhoods Series Memories of Jewish life from Jewish neighborhoods around the United States, a series from the Wexler Oral History Project The Joys of Learning Yiddish A selection of interview excerpts about teaching and learning Yiddish from the Center's Wexler Oral History Project Yiddish Oral Histories Selected clips from our collection of oral history interviews in Yiddish. All clips feature English subtitles. Celebrating Itzik Manger, Beloved Yiddish Writer A selection of stories and reflections about Itzik Manger Highlights from a Decade of Yiddish Stories Celebrating a Decade of Yiddish Stories: Interview Highlights Jewish Summer Resorts in the Catskill Mountains A collection of stories from the Wexler Oral History Project that offer glimpses into a bygone world of Jewish summer culture Food Stories A selection of food-related highlights from our collection Yiddish Summer Camps Recollections of Yiddish summer camps, from the Wexler Oral History Project Doktoyrim Heysn Lakhn (Doctors Prescribe Laughter) - On Jewish Humor A selection of highlights about Jewish humor from our collection American Jewish Farming Communities Memories of life in American Jewish farming communities, from our Wexler Oral History Project collection Shul Stories from Vilna to Winnipeg Memories and Stories about Synagogues from the Wexler Oral History Project The Lee-Ra Bungalow Colony A Catskills summer enclave run by and for Yiddish writers Harold Bloom In his recently recorded oral history, the late, legendary, literary scholar Harold Bloom recalls Yiddish theater, literature, and more. Yidstock Musicians: Selected Oral Histories Excerpts from Yidstock Performers' and Presenters' Wexler Oral History Project Interviews A Freylekhn Purim! A selection of Purim songs and stories from our collection A Happy Pesach: Stories from the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project! A compilation of oral history excerpts about Pesach foods, seders, and songs. High Holiday Stories from Near and Far Recollections of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur from the Wexler Oral History Project Hanukkah Highlights Hanukkah Highlights: Selections from the Wexler Oral History Project A Fourth of July Story about Yiddish Writer Solomon Simon Fourth of July and Yiddish Writer Solomon Simon Jewish Women Resisters Oral histories of women partisans and resisters told firsthand and by their descendants You might also like Learn Wexler Oral History Project: A User Guide A user guide to the Wexler Oral History Project collection. 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