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0:00 - Introduction 0:36 - Aron's Family Background and Their Immigration to Canada

Keywords: 1940s; Canada; Canadian Jews; childhood; family background; family history; father; heritage; Holocaust survivors; immigrants; immigration; immigration laws; immigration quotas; migration; Montréal, Québec; Montreal, Quebec; mother; native Yiddish speakers; Ottawa; parents; roots; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII

4:17 - Aron's Upbringing in a Rich Atmosphere of Yiddish Culture

Keywords: Canada; childhood home; grine (greenhorns); immigrants; Jewish culture; Jewish upbringing; Montréal, Québec; Montreal, Quebec; native Yiddish speakers; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language

7:16 - Aron Describes the Neighborhood and Community of His Childhood

Keywords: Avrom Reyzen Shule; Canada; childhood home; childhood neighborhood; Der Arbeter Ring; Holocaust survivors; Jewish Labor Bund; Montréal, Québec; Montreal, Quebec; parents; Peretz Shule (secular Yiddish school); the Bund; Workmen's Circle

13:09 - Aron Reflects on His Family's Affiliation with the Jewish Labor Bund 15:46 - Aron Describes the Cultural Programming of the Workmen's Circle

Keywords: Canada; Der Arbeter Ring; Dora Wasserman; Jewish culture; Jewish Public Library; Montreal, Quebec; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish theater

20:57 - Aron Describes His Involvement in Yiddish Theater

Keywords: 1950s; Der Arbeter Ring; Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre; oral surgeon; performing arts; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

27:06 - Aron Recalls Performing Yiddish Theater in Vienna

Keywords: "The Dybbuk"; 1980s; 1990s; anti-Semitism; antisemitism; Holocaust; Jewish audiences; Jewish culture; performing artists; post-war Jewish communities; tourism; travel; Vienna, Austria; Yiddish culture; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

37:15 - Aron's Thoughts on the Responsibility that Comes with Speaking Yiddish

Keywords: Yiddish activism; Yiddish arts; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish performance; Yiddish speakers; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

40:42 - Aron Discusses the Place of Yiddish in Montreal

Keywords: Canadian Jewry; Canadian Jews; English language; French Canadians; French language; Jewish culture; languages; lingua franca; Montréal, Québec; Montreal, Quebec; North American Jewry; Quebecois; theater; theatre; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language

49:00 - Aron Reflects on the Interplay of Language and Identity 52:27 - Aron's on Transmitting Jewish Identity to His Children 54:11 - Aron's Views on How the Younger Generation Differs from His Own 59:15 - Aron's Favorite Yiddish Songs and Advice to Jewish Performers