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  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, describes the heavy, iron gates at her childhood home in Odessa. She recounts visiting the home later in life and no longer finding the gates as...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, speaks to her grandfather's passion for the Yiddish language and explains how his commitment to writing in Yiddish helped elevate its status and...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Bel and Sherwin Kaufman, grandchildren of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem, discuss the history behind Sholem Aleichem's annual yortsayt (death anniversary). The siblings explain Sholem Aleichem's ethical will in which he requests his family to read...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, describes being sent away to a camp for the "Children of the Proletariat" because they served the children one square inch of meat a day. She...
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  • An interview with the best-selling novelist on her earliest memories and what shaped her writing career
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  • Sholem Aleichem was the most popular Yiddish writer. His books were in seemingly every Jewish home—and many of them were collected by the Yiddish Book Center. Learn about our rich collection of materials by and about Sholem Aleichem
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  • The Wexler Oral History Project is a growing collection of in-depth video interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.
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  • Elissa Sperling is a Yiddish Book Center 2016/17 Fellow. She's used that background, plus a degree in library science, to help with cataloging the Yiddish Book Center's collections during her fellowship and is constantly sharing her interesting...
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