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0:17 - Introduction 0:37 - Helen's Mother's Immigration to the United States

Keywords: Brest, Belarus; Brest, Russia; Brest-Litovsk, Russia; Brzesc nad Bugiem, Poland; garment industry; immigration; migration; night school; United States

2:53 - Helen's Father's Immigration to the United States via Argentina

Keywords: Argentina; Brest, Belarus; Brest, Russia; Brest-Litovsk, Russia; Brzesc nad Bugiem, Poland; carpenter; illegal immigration; immigration; migration; name change; patriotism; United States

9:09 - The Loss of Family Members in the Holocaust 11:57 - Helen's Father's Work as a Carpenter, and Helen's Bookkeeping for His Business 12:56 - Yiddish Language and Culture in Helen's Childhood

Keywords: assimilation; bilingualism; Brooklyn, New York; childhood; International Workers' Order; Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish speaker; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

17:44 - Helen's Teaching Career at Brandeis University after Her Retirement

Keywords: A Bintel Brief; Brandeis University; Forverts; Jewish humor; retirement; Sholem Aleichem; The Forward; The Jewish Daily Forward; The Yiddish Daily Forward; Yiddish humor; Yiddish teacher; Yiddish teaching

27:48 - Education, Religion, and Language in Helen's Childhood Home

Keywords: bilingualism; Brooklyn, New York; childhood; education; English language; Jewish home; Passover; Pesach; Peysekh; religion; religious practice; Williamsburg, New York; Yiddish language; Yiddish speaker

35:34 - Socialism in Helen's Childhood

Keywords: childhood; FDR; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Holocaust; International Workers' Order; socialism; socialist; summer camp; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish language; Yiddish scene

37:47 - Helen's Memories of Yiddish Radio and Newspapers

Keywords: childhood; Der Morgen-zhurnal; Forverts; Freiheit; Morgn Freiheit; Morgn-Frayhayt; The Forward; The Jewish Daily Forward; The Morgen Freiheit; The Morning Journal; The Yiddish Daily Forward; Yiddish language; Yiddish newspapers; Yiddish radio

39:02 - Helen's Memories of the Great Depression and World War II 43:00 - Helen's Family's Values 43:39 - Helen's Experience with the International Workers' Order, and Her Career as a Teacher and Acting Principal 49:29 - Speaking Yiddish in a German Class 50:39 - The Impact of Anti-Semitic Experiences in Washington, DC, on Helen's Jewish Identity 56:04 - The Destruction of the International Workers' Order by McCarthyism 57:21 - More on Helen's Family's Experiences during the Great Depression 59:45 - Helen's Relationship to Yiddish Today 61:49 - The Values that Helen Hopes to Transmit to Future Generations
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