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Thumbnail image for Yiddish: As Great a Language as All the Major Languages
  • Eva Raby - former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library - compares the beauty of Yiddish and her mother's singing with the nostalgia and kitsch of Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Eva Apfelbaum, artist and educator, provides details about how she and her family left war-torn France and arrived in the United States of America.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "I'll Be Your Mother": Remembering The Beginnings Of Vichy France
  • Eva Apfelbaum, artist and educator, remembers the fall of France and the start of the Vichy government before recollecting memories of being prepared to lose her mother and meeting Orthodox refugees.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for History Behind The Multilingual Holdings Of The Montreal Jewish Public Library
  • Eva Raby - former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library - describes the many languages used at the library, which include Yiddish, English, French, and Russian.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Eva Apfelbaum, artist and educator, recalls the long journey from Germany to Switzerland to France that she took with her mother in 1933 when she was only five years old.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for An Unexpected Discovery: Reconnecting With Father During WWII
  • Eva Apfelbaum, artist and educator, shares how she and her mother unexpectedly reunited with her father and brother in the work camps of Vichy France during World War II.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Storytelling at the Jewish Public Library
  • Eva Raby - former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library - tells how she got interested in storytelling while working at the children's librarian at the Jewish Public Library.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Origins of the Yiddish Talking Books
  • Eva Raby - former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library - recalls how the library's Yiddish Talking Books originated to help a reader who was losing her eyesight.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Mother Was Worried About Something Called "The War": Trying To Comprehend WWII As A Small Child
  • Having left Germany for the safety of France, Eva Apfelbaum recalls 1939 as the year her brother and father were arrested and she was sent to live with other German refugees in the South of France.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, discusses her favorite lererke (Yiddish teacher) growing up, Shoshana, who motivated her to study Yiddish, and tells the story of how she found a place for...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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