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דערצײלונגען

אבֿרהם רײזען

Dertseylungen

Avrom Reyzen

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books

Mark Slobin

Mark Slobin, ethnomusicologist, was interviewed by Hankus Netsky on May 27th, 2016, in New York City.

2016-05-27

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Filling the Spiritual Gap

Jeff Warschauer discusses the importance of Jewish music in his life. He explains that he can always almost hear a tune in his head that for him is like a "musical Golus."

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

It Started With a Blind Date

Elizabeth Schwartz and Yale Strom, musical performers, tell the story of how they met each other thanks to the machinations of Elizabeth's mother.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Jeff Warschauer

Jeff Warschauer, Yiddish singer and faculty member at Columbia University's Department of Music, was interviewed by Pauline Katz on Dec. 28, 2010 at KlezKamp in the Catskill Mountains of New York State. Jeff begins his interview with a careful outli...

2010-12-28

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Lorin Sklamberg

Lorin Sklamberg, lead singer for The Klezmatics and YIVO sound archivist, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 15, 2012 in Amherst, Massachusetts.

2012-07-15

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Paul Brody

Paul Brody, trumpet player and musical installation artist, was interviewed by Tanya Panova on January 23, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

2018-01-23

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Jack Wolofsky

Jack Wolofsky, co-founder of KlezKanada and grandson of Yiddish newspaper founder Hirsch Wolofsky, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 22, 2013 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains, Quebec, Canada.

2013-08-22

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Sarah Gordon

Sarah Gordon - lead singer for Yiddish Princess, a Brooklyn-based Yiddish-language rock band, and daughter of Yiddish singer Adrienne Cooper - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 25, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. ...

2011-08-25

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Theodore (Theo) Bikel

Theodore (Theo) Bikel - z"l, distinguished folk singer and actor - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 26, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada.

2011-08-26

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Joel Rubin

Joel Rubin, internationally renowned clarinetist and ethnomusicologist, was interviewed by Nina Pick on July 19th, 2019 in Weimar, Germany.

2019-07-19

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Uwe von Seltmann

Uwe von Seltmann, German author and journalist, was interviewed by Agnieszka Ilwicka on January 3, 2016 in Krakow, Poland.

2016-01-03

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

December 2019: Handpicked

Zeke is a Yiddish Book Center Translation Fellow and musicology doctoral student. After delving into his selections, scroll down to read a short interview with Zeke about his choices.

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Director Talk: A Jumpin’ Night in the Garden of Eden, with Michal Goldman

Made in the mid-1980s, A Jumpin’ Night in the Garden of Eden was the first film to document the American klezmer revival.

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A lineart portrait of the Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem

"My First Jewish Novel, Stempenyu"

The prologue and first chapter of Sholem Aleichem's classic Jewish romance, newly translated by Daniel Kennedy.

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Hankus Netsky: Activist Ethnographer

Ethnographer and musician Hankus Netsky finds cultural riches in everyday things.

Part of Pakn Treger articles

YiddishSchool Online: 2022 Faculty

Learn from top Yiddish instructors

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A Yiddish Salon in the Bronx

Singer and poet Bertha Kling created a haven for fellow immigrants and Yiddish writers. [Posted March 5, 2020]

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Yiddish Book Center Goes Online with Virtual Public Programming

Lineup of Free Virtual Public Programs Includes Talks, Presentations, Readings, and More

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Yidstock 2017: The Festival of New Jewish Music

Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series