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0:17 - Introduction 0:37 - Barnett's Family Background

Keywords: education; family background; family history; family tree; great-grandfather; heritage; immigration; Khmel'nitskiy; Khmel'nyts'ka Oblast; Khmel'nyts'kyy; Khmelnytsky, Ukraine; Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine; Kiev; Kiyev; Kyiv, Ukraine; malamud; melamed; migration; roots; shtetel; shtetl; soap factory; White Russia

6:31 - Religious Observance in Barnett's Family

Keywords: bar mitzvah; bar-mitsve; Chasidic; Chasidim; Chasidism; Chassidic; Chassidim; Chassidism; Hasidic; Hasidim; Hasidism; Hassidic; Hassidim; Hassidism; Judaism; khasidizm; khsidizm; misnaged; mitnaged; religion; religious observance; Vilna Gaon

8:35 - Barnett's Father's First Experiences in the United States

Keywords: "Forverts"; "The Forward"; "The Jewish Daily Forward"; "The Yiddish Daily Forward"; 1920s; America; Arbeter Ring; carpenter; carpentry; father; ILGWU; immigration; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; marriage; migration; New York City, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; relationships; socialism; Socialist Party; son; U.S.; union; United States; US; USA; work; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish newspapers

12:25 - Growing Up in Borough Park, Brooklyn

Keywords: 1930s; Boro Park; Borough Park; Brooklyn, New York; childhood; Depression; Great Depression

14:34 - Barnett Describes His Childhood in a Jewish Home

Keywords: bar mitzvah; bar-mitsve; bobe (grandmother); bubbie; childhood home; English language; family; grandfather; grandmother; grandparents; Jewish holidays; Jewish home; Jewish identity; Passover; Pesach; peysekh; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; schul; shul; synagogue; Yiddish language; Yiddish speaker

20:55 - Barnett's Experiences with the Workmen's Circle Shule (Secular Yiddish School) System

Keywords: Adele Opatoshu; Arbeter Ring; Communism; Communist school; education; French language; German language; Hebrew language; history; International Workers' Order; IWO; Jewish culture; Jewish history; Judaism; languages; Latin; mitlshul; multilingualism; Russian language; Sholem Aleichem Folkshul Sistem; shule (secular Yiddish school); Spanish language; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish school; Yiddishkayt; Zionism; Zionist school

30:01 - Barnett's Experiences at Camp Kinder Ring

Keywords: 1930s; 1940s; Arbeter Ring; Camp Kinder Ring; challah; Holocaust; Jewish holidays; Jewish summer camp; khale; Shabbat; Shabbos; shabes; Workmen's Circle; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish language; Yiddish summer camp

32:23 - Yiddish Literature in Mitlshul (High School) and Beyond

Keywords: "Forverts"; "The Forward"; "The Jewish Daily Forward"; "The Yiddish Daily Forward"; Abraham Reisen; Avrom Reyzen; Iosef Papiernikov; Jacob Glatstein; Joseph Papiernikov; Joseph Papiernikow; Mani Leib; mitlshul (high school); Perets Miranski; Peretz Miransky; Yiddish language; Yiddish literature; Yiddish poet; Yiddish poetry; Yiddish writer; Yosef Papiernikov

36:14 - Barnett Describes Getting to Know Avrom Sutzkever

Keywords: Abraham Sutzkever; Avrom Sutzkever; Yiddish poet; Yiddish writer; Yiddish writing

41:04 - Barnett Discusses the Tensions Between Different Yiddish Ideological Groups

Keywords: anti-Communist; Arbeter Ring; Camp Kinder Ring; Communism; Holocaust; International Workers' Order; IWO; politics; Socialism; Workmen's Circle; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture

45:00 - Visiting the Composing Room of the "Forverts (The Yiddish Daily Forward)"

Keywords: "Forverts"; "The Forward"; "The Jewish Daily Forward"; "The Yiddish Daily Forward"; composing room; Yiddish newspapers

47:50 - Barnett Recalls Making Friends Through Yiddish Folkshul

Keywords: childhood; education; friendship; school; shule (secular Yiddish school); Yiddish folkshul

48:53 - Barnett Discusses His Translation Work

Keywords: 1980s; Abraham Sutzkever; Avrom Sutzkever; Holocaust; Jacob Glatstein; Joseph Mlotek; play; Shalom Aleichem; Shalom Rabinovitz; Sholem Aleichem; Sholem Aleykhem; Sholem Rabinovich; Sholem Rabinovitch; Sholem Rabinovitsh; Sholom Rabino; translation; Yiddish translation; Yosl Mlotek

53:33 - Barnett's Professional Work and Involvement in Yiddish Organizations

Keywords: "Forverts"; "The Forward"; "The Jewish Daily Forward"; "The Yiddish Daily Forward"; Aaron Lansky; Arbeter Ring; endocrinologist; endocrinology; medicine; president; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish organizations; Yiddish translation

62:43 - Barnett's Description of Yosl Mlotek

Keywords: Arbeter Ring; Chana Mlotek; Eleanor Mlotek; Joseph Mlotek; Moishe Mlotek; Pearls of Yiddish Poetry; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish language; Yosl Mlotek

66:07 - Barnett Describes the Process of Translating Yiddish Literature

Keywords: Chana Mlotek; Eleanor Mlotek; Moishe Mlotek; rhyming; translation; Yale University Press; Yiddish literature; Yiddish Literature in America 1870-2000; Yiddish poetry; Yiddish writing

72:07 - The Audience for Yiddish Literature Today

Keywords: Abraham Reisen; Abraham Sutzkever; Avrom Reyzen; Avrom Sutzkever; David Edelstadt; Di Yunge; H. Leivik; H. Leyvik; Jacob Glatstein; Mani Leiv; Moshe Leib Halpern; Moyshe-Leyb Halpern; Rajzel Zychlinski; Rajzel Zychlinsky; Reyzl Zhikhlinski; Solomon Bloomgarden; Solomon Bloomgarten; translation; Yehoash; Yehoyesh; Yiddish literature; Yiddish poetry; Yiddish translation; Yiddish writer; Yiddish writing

74:52 - Exploring the soul of Yiddish culture through Yiddish literature 75:20 - Changes in the Yiddish World, and the Role of Yiddish in Barnett's Life Today

Keywords: Boris Sandler; Dov-Ber Kerler; shule; Tsvi Eisenman; Tzvi Eisenman; Yiddish culture; Yiddish folkshul; Yiddish language; Yiddish speaker; Zackary Sholem Berger; Zvi Eisenman

80:03 - Barnett Talks About Celebrating Jewish Holidays Secularly

Keywords: Jewish holidays; religious observance; secular Judaism; secular observance; secularism; Yiddish holidays

83:25 - Barnett's Thoughts on Yiddish Activism and the Yiddish Renaissance

Keywords: activism; activist; Bainbridge Avenue; Bronx, New York; Dylan Thomas; poem; poetry; progressive politics; secular Yiddish culture; Yiddish culture; Yiddish Farm; Yiddish language; Yiddish renaissance; Yiddish revitalization; Yiddish revival; Yiddishist; Yidish Vokh

86:35 - Barnett's Advice to Younger Generations

Keywords: advice; Arbeter Ring; future generations; Jewish community; Jewish culture; Jewish learning; Workmen's Circle; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning

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