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0:20 - Introduction 0:43 - Isaac Bashevis Singer's Childhood and Background

Keywords: 1900s; Bilgoraj, Poland; immigration; Isaac Bashevis Singer; judge; Krochmalna Street; migration; poverty; Siberia; Soviet Union; Varshah; Varshava; Warsaw, Poland; Warszawa

6:15 - Isaac Bashevis Singer's Early Writing Career, and His Move to the United States

Keywords: Abe Cahan; Abraham Cahan; Hebrew language; I.J. Singer; immigrants; immigration; Israel Joshua Singer; magazine; migration; United States; Varshah; Varshava; Warsaw, Poland; Warszawa; writing; Yiddish language; Yiddish writer

9:07 - Israel's Childhood Memories, Including His Father's Absence and His Mother's Arrest

Keywords: anti-Semitism; arrest; childhood home; childhood memories; communism; communist; emprisonment; father; mother; parents; Poland; Polish language; Yiddish language

15:13 - The Relationship Between Isaac Bashevis Singer and Israel Joshua Singer

Keywords: "Forverts"; "The Forward"; "The Jewish Daily Forward"; "The Yiddish Daily Forward"; Abe Cahan; Abraham Cahan; brothers; family; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Israel Joshua Singer; Satan in Goray; socialism; socialist; The Family Moskat; Yiddish literature; Yiddish newspapers; Yiddish writers

21:38 - Israel Describes Isaac Bashevis Singer's Sister, Esther Kreitman

Keywords: 1950s; brother; Ester Kreytman; Esther Kreitman; Esther Singer Kreitman; family; Hinde Esther Kreitman; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Israel Joshua Singer; sister

23:44 - Israel and His Mother's Journey from Poland to Israel

Keywords: anti-Semitism; assimilation; boat; communism; English language; French language; funeral procession; Haifa, Israel; Hebrew language; immigration; Istanbul, Turkey; languages; Maxim Gorky; migration; Moscow, Russia; multilingualism; Palestine; Poland; Polish language; Russian language; Russian school; ship; Soviet Union; Turkish language; Yiddish language

35:12 - Israel's First Impressions of Haifa and Experiences in a Religious School in Tel Aviv

Keywords: corporal punishment; Haifa, Israel; Hebrew language; immigration; languages; migration; Polish language; religious school; Russian language; Tel Aviv, Israel

39:20 - Israel Describes Attending School in Tel Aviv

Keywords: education; electrician; Judaism; mentor; religious education; school; secular education; Tel Aviv, Israel; trade school

44:01 - Israel's Life at Kibbutz Beit Alfa and His Experience in the Israeli War of Independence in 1948

Keywords: 1940s; 1948; America; Arab-Israeli War; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Israeli War of Independence; United States

52:39 - Israel's Opinion of His Father Before Meeting Him in the United States

Keywords: America; father; Hebrew language; Isaac Bashevis Singer; letter writing; letters; midrashic Hebrew; son; U.S.; United States; US

55:11 - Israel's Decision to Meet His Father in the United States

Keywords: 1950s; America; father; Isaac Bashevis Singer; kibbutz; kibbutznik; reunion; son; travel; U.S.; United States; US; visa

59:48 - Israel's First Meeting with His Father in the United States

Keywords: America; boat; brothel; Egypt; family; father; Isaac Bashevis Singer; prayer; reunion; ship; son; Spanish Morocco; travel; U.S.; United States; US; war

72:39 - Israel's Early Experiences with His Father in the United States

Keywords: America; father; Ha-Shomer ha-Tsa'ir; Hashomer Hatsair; Hashomer Hatzair; Isaac Bashevis Singer; MoMA; Museum of Modern Art; son; The Young Guard; truck driver; U.S.; United States; US; work

79:02 - Israel Describes Becoming Closer to His Father by Translating His Works

Keywords: father; Isaac Bashevis Singer; relationships; romance; son; translating; translation; writing; Yiddish literature; Yiddish writer

82:19 - Learning English Through Hashomer Hatzair (The Young Guard) and the New York Times

Keywords: English language; English learning; Ha-Shomer ha-Tsa'ir; Hashomer Hatsair; Hashomer Hatzair; multilingualism; New York Times; The Young Guard

83:26 - Israel's Description of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Apartment 85:16 - Israel's Changing Opinion of His Father's Work Over Time

Keywords: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Joseph Stalin; Yiddish language; Yiddish literature; Yiddish writer

86:52 - Israel Describes Isaac Bashevis Singer's Physical Appearance 88:00 - Isaac Bashevis Singer's Love of Animals

Keywords: animal lover; animals; birds; Isaac Bashevis Singer; pigeons; reincarnation

89:06 - Israel Describes the Process of Translating His Father's Work

Keywords: America; Bible; English language; family; Hebrew language; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Israel Joshua Singer; Jewish texts; Jewish writer; Joseph Singer; money; New York City, New York; relationships; religion; religious texts; romance; Talmud; translating; translation; translator; United States; writing; Yiddish writer; Yiddish writing

94:44 - Israel Shares His Opinion on America 97:05 - Isaac Bashevis Singer's Relationship to America

Keywords: America; American identity; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Jewish identity; Poland; Polish identity; United States

98:39 - The Significance and Enduring Relevance of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Work

Keywords: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Scum; Yiddish literature; Yiddish writer

101:15 - Attending Isaac Bashevis Singer's Nobel Prize Ceremony as Both His Son and a Journalist

Keywords: author; father; Isaac Bashevis Singer; journalism; journalist; Minister of Defense; Nobel Prize; son; Sweden; terrorism; writer; Yiddish literature

111:03 - Israel's Closing Thoughts on His Relationship with His Father

Keywords: family; father; Isaac Bashevis Singer; journalism; journalist; love; relationships; son; writer

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