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0:00 - Introduction 0:34 - Deborah's Father's Life in Argentina and His Immigration to the U.S.

Keywords: 1940s; anti-Semitism; antisemitism; Argentina; Chicago; Chicago, Illinois; family background; family history; heritage; immigration; Jewish immigration to Argentina; Jewish immigration to the United States; Jewish immigration to the US; migration; Polish Jews; roots

4:42 - Deborah's Mother's Family's Immigration from Russia and Poland

Keywords: ancestry; Chicago; Chicago, Illinois; Eastern European Jews; family background; family history; genealogy; heritage; immigration; Jewish grandparents; Jewish women; migration; Old Country; Polish Jews; roots; Russian Jews; Yiddish language; Yiddish speakers

13:16 - Deborah's Close Relationship with Her Grandmother

Keywords: American Jewry; American Jews; Chicago; Chicago, Illinois; childhood; Jewish cooking; Jewish cuisine; Jewish food; Jewish grandmothers; multilingual; multilingualism

20:41 - Living on the South Side of Chicago in a Multilingual Household

Keywords: Chicago; Chicago, Illinois; English language; immigrant families; Jewish-non-Jewish relations; multiculturalism; multilingual; multilingualism; Polish language; Russian language; South Side, Chicago; Spanish language; Yiddish language; Yiddish speakers

26:40 - Deborah's Experiences of South Side's Ethnic Diversity

Keywords: adolescence; American Jewry; American Jews; Chicago; Chicago, Illinois; childhood; education; ethnic identity; multiculturalism; South Side, Chicago; teenage years

31:38 - The Nature of the Family's Jewishness During Deborah's Childhood 36:17 - Deborah on What it Meant to Be Jewish in a Post-Holocaust World

Keywords: Holocaust films; Holocaust in the media; intergenerational trauma; Jewish communities; Jewish history; Jewish trauma; shared Jewish experience; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII

41:10 - Deborah's Parents' Struggles to Support and Raise a Family 42:52 - Deborah's Father's Relationship to His Argentinian Family

Keywords: 1960s; Argentinian Jews; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Italian language; Jewish families; multiculturalism; multilingual Jews; security in synagogues; Spanish language

49:12 - The Occupations of Deborah's Grandparents and Parents 50:36 - Deborah Describes Seeking Out Jewish Community in Boston

Keywords: 1970s; American Jews; Boston University; Boston, Massachusetts; careers; Combined Jewish Philanthropies; Jewish community; Jewish identity; professional life

52:51 - Deborah's Activism with Refuseniks in the USSR 58:30 - Deborah Talks About Meeting Her Husband at Boston University 61:12 - Raising a Jewish Family in California and Finding a Jewish Community 63:48 - The Role of Food in Transmitting Culture

Keywords: Ashkenazi culture; Ashkenazi food; California; cultural transmission; Iranian Jews; Jewish cooking; Jewish cuisine; Jewish food; Jewish homes; Jewish ritual; Shabbat; Shabbos; shabes

68:31 - Deborah Shows a Picture of Her Grandparents

Keywords: 1950s; 1960s; American Jews; artifacts; family history; family origins; family photographs; grandparents; immigration; immigration to America; immigration to the United States; immigration to the US; Jewish immigration; preserving family history

69:54 - Deborah Shows a Picture of Her with Her Grandparents and Sister

Keywords: American Jews; artifacts; family history; family origins; family photographs; granddaughter; grandmother; grandparents; preserving family history; sister

70:41 - Deborah Shows a Picture of Her Aunt Fanny and Her Uncle Jake at a Wedding

Keywords: American Jews; artifacts; aunt; Chicago; Cleveland; family history; family origins; family photographs; great aunt; great uncle; marriage; preserving family history; uncle

72:49 - Deborah Shows a Picture of Her Aunt and Uncle at a Seder 78:15 - Getting Involved in the Yiddish Book Center and Starting the Wexler Oral History Project

Keywords: Aaron Lansky; family history; family memories; grandparents; Jewish cultural institution; Old Country; oral historians; oral history; Pakn Treger; philanthropy; preserving history; Yiddish Book Center

84:01 - Reclamation and Defiance: Yiddish as a Way to Honor Ancestors

Keywords: Chasidim; Chassidim; dead languages; Great Jewish Books Program; Hasidim; Hassidim; post-vernacular Yiddish; post-vernacularity; postvernacular Yiddish; postvernacularity; Steiner Program; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish culture; Yiddish dictionaries; Yiddish education; Yiddish language; Yiddish speakers; Yiddish studies

86:18 - The Trends and Shifts Within the Wexler Oral History Project

Keywords: Aaron Lansky; cultural revival; documenting history; family history; historical narratives; history from below; Jewish history; language revival; oral historians; oral histories; oral history; people's history; Wexler Oral History Project; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language

90:21 - The Place of Yiddish in the Broader Picture of American Jewish Culture

Keywords: Aaron Lansky; American Jewish culture; American Jewry; American Jews; Eastern European heritage; Israel-Diaspora tensions; Israeli identity; Jewish Diaspora; Jewish identity; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language

94:05 - Deborah Talks About the Importance of Philanthropy

Keywords: disadvantaged populations; educational funding; educational programming; Jewish identity; Jewish philanthropy; socioeconomic status; Yiddish Book Center

99:36 - The Story Behind Deborah's Name
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