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0:40 - Introduction 0:42 - Lorin's Knowledge of Family History in the Old Country

Keywords: America; ancestry; Angels Flight; brothers; Bunker Hill, Los Angeles; Chicago, Illinois; cousins; family business; family history; family stories; Fastiv, Ukraine; father; flappers; Frenchy’s Dip; funicular; grandparents; Holocaust survivors; immigrants; immigration; Kiev, Ukraine; Kyiv, Ukraine; Los Angeles, California; maternal grandfather; maternal grandmother; mother; Old Country; Old World; religious observance; restaurants; siblings; sisters; U.S.; United States; US; Varshah, Poland; Varshava, Poland; Warsaw, Poland; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII

5:15 - Early Memories of Yiddish Language and Culture

Keywords: afternoon school; afterschool education; aunts; bar mitzvah; bar-mitsve; blintzes; brothers; Chicago, Illinois; Conservative Judaism; cousins; David Yaroslavsky; family; grandmother; Hebrew education; Hebrew school; Jewish community; Jewish culture; Jewish food; Jewish home; Jewish orphanage; kugels; kugl; LA Hebrew High School; Lithuania; Los Angeles, California; mother; Passover; Pesach; peysekh; poverty; religious observance; schul; secular education; shul; shule; siblings; suburbs; Sunday school; synagogues; traditions; uncles; Yiddish culture; Yiddish education; Yiddish language

9:29 - American and Jewish Food in Lorin's Childhood Home

Keywords: 1960s; American food; Beverly Hills, Los Angeles; Chanukah; Conservative Judaism; Conservative synagogue; consumer culture; convenience food; family traditions; Hadassah; Hanukkah; Jewish cookbooks; Jewish food; Jewish holidays; kashres; kashrus; kashrut; kashruth; khanike; kosher; kugels; kugl; lokshen; lokshn; Los Angeles, California; motherhood; Passover; Pesach; peysekh; recipes; rugelach; schul; Shavuos; Shavuot; Shevuos; shul; shvues; siblings; single mom; single mother; sister; suburbs; treyf

12:43 - Lorin's Initial Interest in Israeli Folk Songs and Popular Music

Keywords: 1960s; American music; bands; bas mitzvah; bas-mitsve; bat mitzvah; bat-mitsve; cantors; childhood home; family; folk dances; folk guitars; folk music; folk songs; guitar lessons; instrumental music; Israeli culture; Israeli music; Jewish culture; Jewish music; Klezmer Conservatory Band; klezmer music; Klezmorim; LPs; piano lessons; popular music; recordings; records; schul; shul; singing; synagogues; Talmud; Tanakh; The Beatles; Torah; tunes; vocals; Yiddish music

18:08 - Learning Jewish Values from Family and Community

Keywords: aunt; celebrations; family gatherings; farmers; farming; grandmother; Jewish community; Jewish holidays; Jewish values; schul; shul; sister; synagogues; traditions

19:46 - The Genesis of Lorin's Exposure to Professional Jewish Music

Keywords: "Simcha"; American folk music; Art Raymond; Balkan folk dance; cantors; college; Cris Williamson; East Coast; folk songs; guitarists; Holly Near; Israeli folk dance; Israeli music; Israeli songs; Jewish identity; Jewish music; Jewish radio; Kapelye; LGBT synagogues; Los Angeles, California; Martha Schlamme; Meg Christian; Michael Alpert; music education; musical genres; New York City; pianists; political music; professional singers; radio programs; records; schul; shul; singers; singing; The Barry Sisters; Theodore Bikel; touring; UCLA; undergraduate; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Southern California; USC; vocal music; WEVD; women's music movement; workshops; Yiddish music; Yiddish singers

27:33 - Lorin Remembers Finding His Footing in New York and Meeting Frank London

Keywords: accordionists; Adrienne Cooper; Alicia Svigals; assistant director; Balkan dance music; Balkan music; Becky Miller; brass band; classical music; Dave Licht; Dave Lindsay; East Village, New York; Frank London; jobs; Kapelye; KlezKamp; Klezmatics; Klezmer Conservatory Band; klezmer music; Klezmeydlekh; Los Angeles, California; Margot Leverett; Mogador; New York City; professions; rehearsals; restaurants; Tower Records; typesetters; typesetting; Yiddish folk arts; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish summer program; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

32:49 - Experiencing YIVO during a Transitional Moment in Its History

Keywords: Adrienne Cooper; archival materials; archives; collections; computer skills; cultural artifacts; Daniel Soyer; generations; Henry Sapoznik; Jeff Salant; Jeffrey Shandler; Jenny Romaine; Jewish history; language fluency; Manhattan, New York; Michael Alpert; museum district; Museum Mile; New York City; partisans; Roberta Newman; Sam Norich; technology; Vilna, Lithuania; Vilnius, Lithuania; Yiddish language; Yiddish speakers; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research; Zachary Baker

37:39 - Lorin's Yiddish Musical Influences and Inspirations

Keywords: 78s; Aaron Lebedeff; American Jewish culture; Ben Stonehill; Borscht Belt; cantorial music; cantors; Chasidic music; Chassidic music; Hasidic music; Hassidic music; Israeli music; Jewish music; KlezKamp; Klezmatics; LPs; Menasha Oppenheim; Michael Alpert; musical genres; musical traditions; musicians; recordings; records; repertoires; Ruth Rubin; Seymour Rexite; Shimon Ossovitzky; singers; songwriters; sound archives; Yiddish music; Yiddish singers; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

43:56 - Avoiding "Fantasy Songs About the Old Country" in the Klezmatics' Repertoire

Keywords: "Hava nagilah (Let us rejoice)"; "Mayn shtetele belz (My little town of Belz)"; "Rumania, Rumania"; audiences; Belz, Ukraine; Diaspora; Eastern Europe; entertainers; European Jews; folk songs; heritage; Jewish music; Klezmatics; memory; musical repertoire; New York City; Old Country; Old World; performances; performers; Romania; singers; singing; Slutsk, Belarus; songwriters; traditional songs; Yiddish music; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre; Zlatopil, Ukraine

48:18 - Getting Serious About Studying Yiddish Language

Keywords: "Mazl"; alef beys; Alexander Olshanetsky; elementary school; English language; Hebrew language; high school; Jewish culture; language fluency; language learning; recordings; religious observance; secular; Seymour Rexite; singing; songs; Yiddish alphabet; Yiddish culture; Yiddish education; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

52:19 - Lorin Acknowledges His Yiddish Teachers and Mentors

Keywords: Adrienne Cooper; Chava Lapin; educators; Klezmatics; mentors; musical interpretations; musical repertoire; Pesach Fiszman; singing; teachers; workshops; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs; Yiddish summer programs; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research; zumer-program

55:31 - One of Lorin's Favorite Klezmatics Performances

Keywords: audiences; Berlin, Germany; Chava Alberstein; concerts; entertainers; Hava Albershtain; Hava Alberstein; Israeli folk music; Klezmatics; klezmer music; Ljubljana, Slovenia; musicians; New Synagogue; performances; performers; singers; touring; world tours

57:38 - Lorin's Thoughts on the Concept of Cultural Revival

Keywords: Chasidic; Chassidic; cultural resuscitation; cultural revival; cultural transmission; fado music; Hasidic; Hassidic; heritage; Jewish community; Jewish culture; klezmer music; musical lineage; musicians; reviving; singers; singing; Tex-Mex music; traditions; Yiddish culture; Yiddish music; Yiddish speakers

61:30 - Lorin Discusses His Contemporary Work at YIVO and the Importance of KlezKamp

Keywords: archival collections; Center for Jewish History; cultural transmission; Henry Sapoznik; Jewish music; klez-fests; KlezKamp; KlezKanada; klezmer music; Living Traditions; music festivals; musicians; sound archives; sound archivist; workshops; Yiddish music; Yiddish music community; Yiddish organizations; Yiddish songs; Yiddish summer camps; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

65:23 - Yiddish Activism and Inspiring a New Generation of Yiddish Musicians

Keywords: activism; activists; Eastern Europe; generations; inspiration; musicians; singers; singing; songs; songwriters; songwriting; Yiddish artists; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs

67:51 - Closing Remarks and Reflections on Using Yiddish in Everyday Life

Keywords: "Wonder Wheel"; advice; children; communication; English language; eytse; father; Jewish identity; musical expression; singers; singing; songs; tate; Woody Guthrie; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish music