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0:00 - Introduction 0:37 - Sarah Describes Her Family Background and Shares Some Family Stories

Keywords: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s; America; American Jews; ancestors; Ba'al Tefillah (leader of prayers); Baal Tefilah; Baal Tefillah; baltfile; Canada; Chicago, Illinois; dentist; Eastern Europe; family background; family history; family stories; father; grandmother; grandparents; great-grandparents; immigrant identity; immigrations; intelligentsia; Kobelyaki, Russia; Kobelyaky, Ukraine; Lithuanian Jews; Majačka; Mayachka, Russia; mother; Nancy, France; New York, United States; Nova Mayachka; Novaya Mayachka; Oakland, California; Old World stories; parents; pharmacist; Rīga; Riga, Latvia; Rige; Riia; Ryga; Second Commandment; shochet; shohet; shoykhet (ritual slaughterer); Smarhoń; Smarhon'; Smarhoń, Belarus; Smorgon; Smorgon'; Smorgonie, Poland; treyf (not kosher); U.S.; Yiddish language; Yiddish speakers; Zionism; Zionist

9:46 - Sarah's Childhood Memories of Playing in the YIVO Institute

Keywords: academia; academic research; academic work; Adrienne Cooper; Alicia Svigals; Bina Weinreich; cantor; childhood home; childhood memories; cultural institutions; Dina Abramowicz; divorce; Henry Sapoznik; Jack Kugelmass; Jenny Romaine; Jewish history; Jewish music; Jewish studies; Jewish upbringing; Josh Waletzky; Lorin Sklamberg; Lucjan Dobroszycki; mother; musician; Neue Gallery; New York, United States; parents; queer community; Roz Fox; Sam Norich; Yankl Salant; Yiddish cultural scene; Yiddish music; Yiddish singer; YIVO building; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research; YIVO library; YIVO prom

15:25 - Sarah Describes Her Secular and Yiddish Education

Keywords: Abraham Joshua Heschel School; American Yiddish poetry; Bank Street College of Education; childhood; college education; Columbia University; education; elementary school teacher; English language; grade school; Hebrew language; Hebrew School; intensive Yiddish summer programs; Israel; Jewish day school; junior year abroad; learning Yiddish; Manhattan, New York; Polish language; Quaker high school; Reform Judaism; Sarah Lawrence College; study abroad; studying Yiddish; Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture; Weinreich program; West Side Yiddish Shule; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish language; Yiddish speakers

18:06 - Sarah Recounts Her Inspirations for Pursuing Yiddish

Keywords: "American Yiddish Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology"; Adrienne Cooper; Barbara Harshav; Benjamin Harshav; English teacher; Hebrew language; Israel; Israeli culture; Jerusalem; learning Yiddish; Sidra Ezrahi; studying Yiddish; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; West Bank; writing in Yiddish; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs; Yiddish speakers; Yiddish summer programs

25:36 - Sarah Recalls How Her Band, "Yiddish Princess", Was Formed

Keywords: "Tum balalaika" song; "Tumbalalaika (Play the Balalaika)"; "Vilna" song; Avi Fox-Rosen; benkshaft (nostalgia); comedy music; GarageBand; Kultur Kongress; Lorin Sklamberg; Michael Winograd; musical performers; musicians; Passover; performance; performers; Pesach; peysekh; recording music; songwriters; the Klezmatics; translating; translation; Yiddish music; Yiddish pop music; Yiddish Princess band; Yiddish rock music; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

33:16 - Sarah Discusses Growing Up as Adrienne Cooper's Daughter and Finding Her Own Voice

Keywords: "Khumesh-lider (Bible Poems)" by Itzik Manger; "Mayn vogl-bruder (My Wander Brother)"; "Remember the Children: Songs for and by Children of the Holocaust"; "Songs of Paradise" play; Adrienne Cooper; daughter; Frank London; Guy Laflamme; Henry Sapoznik; inspirations; Itsik Manger; Itzik Manger; Jacob Glatstein; KlezKamp; Lorin Sklamberg; mother; musicians; singers; theater; theatre; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; USHMM; Washington, D.C.; Washington, DC; writers; Yankev Glatshteyn; Yiddish music; Yiddish poetry; Yiddish poets; Yiddish songs

42:14 - Sarah's Thoughts on Cultural Revival and Transmission

Keywords: cultural revival; cultural sensitivity; cultural transmission; historical trauma; innovation; klezmer revival; modernity; musical artists; musical performers; performing artists; performing arts; Yiddish arts; Yiddish culture; Yiddish history; Yiddish music

47:59 - Sarah Reflects on Her Role as an Advocate for Yiddish

Keywords: cultural advocacy; cultural connections; innovation; music festivals; musical performance; musical performers; musicians; performing artists; performing arts; singers; translations; Yiddish advocacy; Yiddish arts; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish movement; Yiddish music; Yiddish Princess band

53:33 - Sarah Discusses Her Mentors in the Yiddish Music Community

Keywords: Frank London; Jenny Romaine; Lorin Sklamberg; mentors; mother; music teacher; music traditions; teachers; teaching Yiddish; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture

57:53 - Sarah Shares More Thoughts on a Yiddish Revival

Keywords: bilingualism; Boro Park; Borough Park, New York; Brooklyn, New York; Chabad; English language; khabad; music festivals; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish revival; Yiddish signs; Yiddish speakers; Yiddish summer programs; Yiddishism; Yiddishists

62:19 - Sarah Explains How the Absence of Older Generations is Changing the Yiddish Community

Keywords: authenticity; Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett; childhood; cultural changes; cultural transmission; death; Dovid Rogoff; Eastern European Jewry; ethnography; evolution of language; folk culture; folk medicine; folklore; funerals; growing up; historical knowledge; intergenerational dynamics; interviews; Jewish history; Jewish past; KlezKamp; life in Eastern Europe; Mayer Kirshenblatt; nostalgia; older generations; Pearl Sapoznik; survivors; teaching Yiddish; transmission of knowledge; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish revival; Yiddishism; Yiddishists

72:02 - Sarah Reflects on Her Goals for the Place of Yiddish Within Jewish Culture

Keywords: alternative Jewish culture; American Jewish culture; American Jewry; cultural diversity; Jewish culture; Jewish day schools; Jewish identity; Judaism in America; marginality; marginalization; New York, U.S.; religious culture; synagogue culture; synagogues; universities; Yiddish culture; Yiddish in academia; Yiddish in university; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs

78:00 - Sarah's Advice for People Entering the Yiddish World