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Thumbnail image for How I Came To Re-Translate Glikl of Hameln into Hebrew: Prof. Chava Turniansky Reflects on Her Magnum Opus
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, explains how she came to the project which became a many-year process of re-translating and annotating the 17th century memoir written by a woman in...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for My Grandfather Said Go To Canada, Now!: The Famous Roskies Family Immigration Stories
  • Eva Raby - former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library - tells a family story about how her grandfather convinced his family to leave Europe in 1938. Eva then describes how her relatives, including her parents, escaped from Eastern Europe.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Academics and Cultural Transmission
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem explains the role she sees academics playing in passing on Yiddish.
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, recounts growing up in Mexico City and the role of Yiddish among the Jewish population there.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for What Glikl of Hameln Reveals about Her Jewish Identity and Values
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, describes some take-aways about Jewish identity from Glikl of Hameln, an autobiography of a Jewish woman in the 17th century near Hamburg.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "What's Worse than Before": Fewer Yiddish Books Are Published Now than Earlier in Israel
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, explains how she feels about the fact that Yiddish books, newspapers in Yiddish, and great Yiddish writers don't exist to the extent they used to.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Recorded Lectures at the Jewish Public Library
  • Eva Raby - former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library - talks about the process of digitizing recordings of lectures at the library.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "When They Opened the Department, People Came With Rotten Eggs": The Early Days of the Yiddish Department at Hebrew University in Jerusalem
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, discusses the unpopularity of studying Yiddish when she was younger and some of the troubles faced by the Yiddish department in Israel at the Hebrew...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Tensions Between Hebrew and Yiddish in Mexico City Started After 1948
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, describes learning to read the Hebrew Bible through Yiddish translation when she was growing up, and the founding of the "Naye Yiddishe Shul (New Yiddish...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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