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0:00 - Introduction 0:17 - Uwe Describes Learning about His Family's Life in Poland

Keywords: 1940s; 1980s; adolescence; Auschwitz concentration camp; Casimiria; Cracow; family history; father; foster care system; GDR; German Democratic Republic; grandfather; grandmother; heritage; Holocaust; Jewish neighborhoods; Jewish quarter; Kasimir; Kazimierz, Poland; KL Lublin; Krako; Kraków, Poland; Kuzmir; Lublin, Poland; Majdanek concentration camp; Nazis; roots; Schutzstaffel; SS officer; teenage years; traveling; Western Germany; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII

3:16 - Uwe's First Visit to Kraków, Poland in 1989

Keywords: 1980s; adolescence; border security; Casimiria; Cracow; father; foster care system; GDR; German Democratic Republic; grandfather; grandmother; heritage; Holocaust; Jewish neighborhoods; Jewish quarter; Kasimir; Kazimierz, Poland; Krako; Kraków, Poland; Kuzmir; roots; teenage years; traveling

5:30 - Uwe's Life-Changing Experience at the Remuh Synagogue in Kraków

Keywords: 1910s; 1990s; 2000s; anniversary of death; book; British Jewry; British Jews; Cracow; family research; Graz, Austria; Hebrew language; Holocaust; Holocaust survivor; Holocaust trauma; jahrzeit; Jerusalem; Jewish ancestry; Jewish history; Jewish neighborhoods; Jewish roots; journalism; journalist; Judaism; Krako; Kraków, Poland; Orthodox Jewry; Orthodox Jews; Oskar Schindler; Remah Synagogue; Remuh Synagogue; Synagoga Remuh; Szeroka Street; writing; yahrzeit; yortsayt

10:03 - Uwe's Family's Reaction to His Research on Their History

Keywords: 19th century; 2000s; Auschwitz; author; book; book publishing; Christianity; conversion; Cracow; family history; Germany; Holocaust; Jewish history; Jewish roots; Judaism; Kazimierz; Krako; Kraków, Poland; Schutzstaffel; soldier; SS officer; tour guide; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII

13:39 - The Story of How Uwe Met His Wife Gabi

Keywords: 2010s; Auschwitz concentration camp; author; book publishing; Bukovina; Café Singer; Cracow; Czernowitz; dating; family history; Galicia; genealogical research; Holocaust; Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków; Krakau; Kraków; Krakow, Poland; L'viv; L'vov; Lemberg; Lwów; marriage; Nazi; relationships; soldier; SS officer; tour guide; Ukraine; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII

16:31 - Discovering Uwe's Family's Jewish Roots

Keywords: 1940s; 2000s; 2010s; Budapest, Hungary; Casimiria; conversion; deportations; family history; genealogical research; German language; Hessen, Germany; Holocaust; Jewish ancestry; Jewish names; Kasimir; Kazimierz, Poland; Kuzmir; Nazi; Sobibór extermination camp; SS officer; State of Israel; Wehrmacht; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yad Vashem

23:39 - "A Language Where I Feel Very at Home": Uwe's Deep Emotional Connection to Yiddish

Keywords: "Exodus"; 1960s; 1970s; 2000s; adolescence; autodidact; Biblical Hebrew language; Boris Dorfman; Chernivtsi; childhood; Czernowitz, Ukraine; English language; Espe; family history; folk music; German language; Hebrew language; heritage; Holocaust; Iosif Burg; Jewish history; Josef Burg; klezmer revival; L'viv, Ukraine; lashon kodesh; Lemberg; Leon Uris; loshn koydesh; Nazi; Polish language; roots; self-education; teenage years; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish dialects; Yiddish education; Yiddish language; Yiddish literature; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs; Yiddish speaker; Yoysef Burg; Zufgeigenhansel

30:37 - Uwe Discusses His Family's Reactions to His Interest in Yiddish and Jewish History

Keywords: Casimiria; Cracow; family history; heritage; Jewish history; Jewish-non-Jewish relations; Judaism; Kasimir; Kazimierz, Poland; Krako; Kraków, Poland; Kuzmir; Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory; roots; Schindler Museum; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language

33:35 - Uwe Shows a Zionist Medal Found Among Some Family Heirlooms 36:28 - The Importance of the Kabbalistic Concept of "Gilgul" to Uwe's Life 38:30 - Uwe's Experiences Growing up in a Very Religious Community

Keywords: Bible; Calvinism; Christian Zionism; Christian Zionists; Christianity; evangelism; Orthodoxy; Protestantism; religious education; right-wing politics; State of Israel

42:42 - Uwe's Interest in Studying Religion at University

Keywords: 1980s; college; Erlangen, Germany; Jewish studies; Protestant theology; Protestantism; Tübingen, Germany; undergraduate education; university; University of Erlangen; University of Tübingen; Vienna, Austria; volunteering

44:08 - Uwe's Social Life in Jerusalem in the 1990s

Keywords: 1910s; 1930s; 1990s; aliyah; apartheid wall; Arbeter Ring; author; Berlin Wall; Beth Shalom Aleichem; Café Ahava; English language; German Jewry; German Jews; German language; Hebrew language; hospice care; Israeli politics; Israeli West Bank barrier; Israeli West Bank wall; Jerusalem; Jewish-non-Jewish relations; Kabbalah; kabole; Kehilat Har-El; Martin Buber; Modern Hebrew language; multilingualism; Munich, Germany; Old City of Jerusalem; Palestine; Schalom Ben-Chorin; Shabbat; Shabbos; shabes; Sholem Aleichem House; State of Israel; travel; Workmen's Circle; writer; Yiddish language; Yung Yidish

52:57 - Uwe Discusses His Favorite Authors, Yoysef Burg and Itzik Manger

Keywords: "Afn veg shteyt a boym (On the road stands a tree)"; "Dos bukh fun gan-eydn (The book of paradise)"; "Gezamlte verk (Collected works)"; 1920s; Eliezer Shteynbarg; English language; German language; Iosif Burg; Itsik Manger; Josef Burg; Leo Baeck; Martin Buber; Shalom Rabinovitz; Sholem Aleichem; Sholem Aleykhem; Sholem Rabinovitsh; Sholom Rabino; Tel Aviv, State of Israel; Yiddish books; Yiddish culture; Yiddish in translation; Yiddish language; Yiddish literature; Yoysef Burg

56:17 - Uwe Describes His Relationship with Author Yoysef Burg 59:14 - Uwe Discusses Texts that Have Been Important to His Life

Keywords: "Long Train Coming"; 1970s; Bible; Bob Dylan; Book of Amos; born-again Christians; Christian converts; Christianity; Ecclesiastes; Galicia; German language; Jewish musicians; Josef Roth; Joseph Roth; koheles; Kohelet; Leonard Cohen; Peter Altenberg; Robert Allen Zimmerman; Stefan Zweig; Vienna, Austria

62:11 - Uwe's Work Producing the Film "Boris Dorfman: A Mentsh"

Keywords: "Boris Dorfman: A Mentsh"; 2000s; 2010s; Boris Dorfman; communism; documentary; English language; film; German language; Jewish communities; Jewish traditions; Jewish-non-Jewish relations; Judaism; L'viv, Ukraine; L'vov; Lemberg; Lemberik; Lowenberg; Lwów; movie; movie production; Shofar; Soviet Union; USSR; Yiddish culture; Yiddish in translation; Yiddish language; Yiddishkayt; Yiddishkeit; yidishkayt; yidishkeyt

69:40 - Uwe's Project about Mordechai Gebirtig, "Es Brennt (It's Burning)"

Keywords: "Es brent, briderlekh, es brent (It's burning, brothers, it's burning)"; "Hulyet, hulyet, kinderlekh (Play, play, children)"; "Ikh hob gehat a zisn kholem (I had a sweet dream)"; "Kinderyorn, akh, vi shnel bin ikh shoyn alt gevorn, kinderyorn (Childhood, oh, how quickly I've become old, childhood)"; 1940s; Benjy Fox-Rosen; Casimiria; Deborah Strauss; documentary; film; Jeff Warschauer; Kasimir; Kazimierz, Poland; Krakow Jewish Culture Festival; Kuzmir; Michael Alpert; Mordechai Bertik; Mordechai Gebirtig; Mordkhe Bertik; Mordkhe Gebirtig; movie; Polish Jewry; Polish Jews; Steve Weintraub; Yiddish culture; Yiddish dance; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs

73:01 - Uwe's Reflections on How Kazimierz Has Changed Over the Years

Keywords: "Es Brennt (It's Burning)"; "Schindler's List"; Breslau; Casimiria; communism; Cracow; gentrification; Jewish communities; Jewish Cultural Festival; Jewish neighborhoods; Jewish quarter; Kasimir; Kazimierz; Krakau; Kraków, Poland; Kuzmir; Mordechai Birtik; Mordechai Gebirtig; Mordkhe Birtik; Mordkhe Gebirtig; Reform Jews; Reform Judaism; Remah Synagogue; Remuh Synagogue; Steven Spielberg; Synagoga Remuh; Wroclaw; Wrocław, Poland

77:31 - Uwe's Perspective on the Future of Yiddish

Keywords: "Boris Dorfman: A Mentsh"; Breslau; Cracow; future of Yiddish; Holocaust; intergenerational transmission; Internet; Krako; Krakow; Kraków, Poland; linguistic transmission; New York City; technological advances; Tel Aviv, State of Israel; Varshah; Warsaw, Poland; Warszawa; World War 2; World War II; Wroclaw; Wrocław, Poland; WW2; WWII; Yiddish in translation; Yiddish language; Yiddish speaker; Yiddishland

80:47 - Uwe's Advice for Future Generations

Keywords: advice; Bob Dylan; family heritage; grandfather; intergenerational transmission of knowledge; Martin Buber; Nazi; Robert Allen Zimmerman; SS officer; Tikkun Olam

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