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0:00 - Introduction 0:17 - Leo Describes His Family's Background as White Russian Jews

Keywords: 1910s; 1920s; adolescence; America; Babrujsk; Babruysk; Belarus; Belorussian Jewry; Belorussian Jews; Bobroisk; Bobruisk; Bobrujsk; Bobruysk; garment industry; garment worker; immigration; migration; native Yiddish speaker; parents; Puchavičy; Puchovitch; Puchowicze; Puchowitschi; Pukhavichy; Pukhevitsh; Pukhovichi; teenage years; United States; White Russia; Yiddish language; Yiddish speaker

2:12 - The Importance of Singing Yiddish Songs in Leo's Childhood Home 3:12 - "The Most Important Decision I Ever Made": Leo's Experiences at Shule (Secular Yiddish School)

Keywords: Arbeter Ring; Bronx; dating; International Workers' Order; IWO; Jewish communities; Jewish newspapers; landmanshaft (immigrants' association); leftism; marriage; New York City; politics; secular Jews; shule; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish culture; Yiddish education; Yiddish language

7:56 - Leo Describes His Jewish Neighborhood in the Bronx

Keywords: America; Bronx; Der Tog; English language; Freiheit; grandmother; Jewish community; Jewish neighborhood; Jewish-non-Jewish relations; Morgen Freiheit; Morgn Freiheit; Morgn-Frayhayt; multigenerational home; native Yiddish speaker; New York City; The Day; The Morgen Freiheit; United States; Yiddish language; Yiddish newspapers; Yiddish speaker

9:59 - "A Haven, Absolutely Wonderful": Attending Camp Kinderland as a Child

Keywords: America; American Jewry; American Jews; camp counselor; Camp Kinderland; childhood; English language; Jewish camp; Massachusetts; summer camp; United States; Yiddish education; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish song; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

12:01 - The Values Passed on to Leo from His Parents

Keywords: charity; child-rearing; compassion; education; empathy; grandmother; immigrant; immigrant family; immigration; migrant; migration; oppression; parenting; parents; raising children; schul; Scottsboro Boys; secular Jews; shul; social justice; synagogue; value; Yom Kippur

13:05 - The Impact of the Great Depression on the Garment Industry

Keywords: 1930s; AFL-CIO; America; American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations; blacklisting; childhood; father; garment industry; garment worker; Great Depression; ILGWU; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; Labor Movement; leftism; leftist Jews; mother; strikes; union; United States

15:12 - Leo's Public School Education and His Journey to Becoming a Teacher

Keywords: American education system; baccalaureate; bachelor's degree; chemist; college; graduate education; master's degree; New York City; public school; school administrator; South Bronx; teacher; undergraduate education; university

17:22 - Leo Describes His Efforts to Collect Yiddish Songs

Keywords: 1950s; adolescence; archive; childhood; chorus; database; England; France; Jewish Art Quartet; library; Oscar Julius Quartet; shule; Soviet Union; technological advances; technology; teenage years; travel; USSR; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish song

22:58 - Leo Sings "Zol Op Zayn Shabes (Hold Back the Sabbath)"

Keywords: "Hold Back the Sabbath"; "Zol Op Zayn Shabes"; Sabbath; Shabbat; Shabbos; shabes; Sholom Secunda; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish song; Yiddish speaker

26:53 - The Difficulties of Passing Jewish Culture on to Future Generations

Keywords: cultural transmission; intergenerational transmission; Mount Vernon; New York City; principal; Sholem Aleichem shule; teacher

27:54 - Leo Describes the Ways He Uses Yiddish Today 28:46 - Leo's Perspective on the Future of Yiddish

Keywords: Aaron Lansky; attitudes towards Yiddish; book preservation; digitalization; future of Yiddish; Hebrew language; State of Israel; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish books; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish literature; Yiddish music; Yiddish-Hebrew relations

30:05 - Leo's Favorite Memories from His Shule and Camp Kinderland

Keywords: "Dos meserl"; Arbeter Teater Farband; ARTEF; Artef; camp counselor; Camp Kinderland; childhood; David Opatoshu; elementary school; International Workers' Order; Jewish camp; Massachusetts; middle school; mitlshul; New York City; Robin Hood; Shalom Rabinovitz; Sholem Aleichem; Sholem Aleykhem; Sholem Rabino; Sholem Rabinovitsh; shule; summer camp; Tolland; Workers' Theater Union; Workers' Theatre Union; Yiddish culture; Yiddish education; Yiddish history; Yiddish language; Yiddish literature; Yiddish plays; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

33:24 - Serving with the US Army in the Pacific in World War II

Keywords: 1940s; American Army; amphibian tank unit; Battle of Okinawa; Battle of Leyte; City College of New York; college; Enlisted Reserve Corps; Invasion of Leyte; Invasion of Okinawa; Japan; Jewish identity; medic; medical personnel; Okinawa; Pacific Theater; Pacific Theatre; Philippines; soldier; U.S. Army; university; US Army; veteran; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII

36:14 - "My Hope Is that They Can Build a Better World": David's Advice for Future Generations 37:27 - David Describes His Community During the Holocaust Era

Keywords: 1940s; American Jewry; American Jews; army; Camp Kinderland; Europe; Holocaust; Jewish camp; shule; summer camp; Yiddish school