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0:17 - Introduction 0:39 - Anna's Family Background

Keywords: Camenecia; Cameniţa; grandparents; Kam'yanets'-Podil's'kyy; Kamenec-Podol'skij; Kamenets Podilski; Kamenets Podolsk; Kamenets Podolski; Kamenets Podolskiy; Kamenets-Podol'skiy; Kamenez Podolsk; Kamieniec Podolski; Kamyanets Podilskyy; Kamyanets Podilskyy, Ukraine; Komenetz; Komenitz Podolsk; Kumenetz-Podolsk; Moscow, Russia; Poltava, Ukraine; Soviet Union; USSR; Yiddish speakers

2:27 - Growing up Jewish in Moscow in the 1980s

Keywords: elementary school; history class; history curriculum; Jewish holidays; middle school; Moscow, Russia; Passover; Pesach; peysekh; refuseniks; Soviet Union; USSR

8:52 - Anna Describes Her Education and Project Judaica

Keywords: collapse of Soviet Union; collective farming; daughter; David Fishman; David Myers; David Roskies; Dov-Ber Kerler; food shortages; high school; history class; Jewish history; Jewish Theological Seminary; JTS; kolkhoz; Maria Makeeva; Mordechai Altshuler; parents; Pesach Fiszman; Project Judaica; Russian State University for the Humanities; Sheva Zucker; Soviet archives; Steve Zipperstein; Tzevy Mirkin; Yury Afanasyev; Zvi Gitelman

16:27 - Anna Recalls First Learning Yiddish

Keywords: David Roskies; Dov-Ber Kerler; Hebrew language; Pesach Fiszman; Project Judaica; Sheva Zucker; Yiddish language; Yiddish speakers; Yitskhok Niborski

17:57 - Anna's Path to Becoming a Professor at the University of Toronto

Keywords: Gennady Estraikh; Haim Sokol; Jewish Theological Seminary; Mikhail Krutikov; Oxford Institute for Yiddish Studies; Oxford University; Soviet Yiddish culture; teaching Yiddish; University of Pennsylvania; University of Toronto; Yiddish language; Yiddish professor

20:43 - Turning Oral History Interviews of Soviet Jews into Two Books

Keywords: "Soviet and Kosher: Jewish Culture in the Soviet Union"; "When Sonia Met Boris: Oral History of Jewish Life Under Stalin"; anti-Semitism; antisemitism; author; Brighton Beach, New York; Canada; career; family; Germany; Great Purge; oral history; Russia; Russian National Library; Soviet Jews; Soviet purges; Soviet society; Soviet Yiddish; Stalinism; USSR; writer; writing; Yiddish speakers; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research; Zvi Gitelman

28:41 - Anna’s Parents’ Support of Her Yiddish Studies 30:40 - Anna's Project Researching Yiddish Music of the Holocaust

Keywords: "Sholakh-mones (Purim gifts)"; archives; Cabinet for Jewish Proletarian Culture in Kiev; Cabinet for Research on Jewish Literature, Language, and Folklore; Chuvashiya; Holocaust; humorous songs; Institute of Jewish Proletarian Culture in Kiev; Jewish folk stories; Jewish refugees; Kazakhstan; Kieve, Ukraine; Moiseĭ Beregovskiĭ; Moisei Beregovskii; Moisei Iakovlevich Beregovskii; Moisey Beregovsky; Moshe Beregovski; Moyshe Beregoṿsḳi; oral history; Pechera, Russia; Pechora; Pečora; pogroms; Psoy Korolenko; Red Army; Tul'chin; Tul'chyn ghetto; Tulchin; Tulchyn, Ukraine; Tulczyn; Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs

40:46 - Anna Sings "Chuvasher Tekhter (Daughters of Chuvashia)"

Keywords: "Chuvasher tekhter (Daughters of Chuvashia)"; anti-fascist songs; Chuvashiya; Chuvashskaya ASSR; Chuvashskaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika; Chuvashskaya Respublika; Psoy Korolenko; Red Army; Sergei Erdenko; singing; Soviet Union; USSR; Word War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish songs

44:32 - The Importance of Studying Songs of the Holocaust 51:30 - Anna Discusses Yiddish in Academia

Keywords: academia; Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto; cultural history; European history; Jewish studies; National Yiddish Book Center; oral history; Pesach Fiszman; sexism; teaching Yiddish; University of Toronto; women in academia; Yiddish language; Yiddish studies

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