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  • Annette Zakuta, daughter of Yiddish writer Y. Y. Segal, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 19th, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
2016-07-19
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Sylvia Lustgarten and Annette Zakuta, daughters of Yiddish writer Y. Y. Segal, were interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 8, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
2016-05-08
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • I don’t remember what year I met Zishe Landau. It is also unclear to me whether it was late in autumn or early in spring.
Part of Pakn Treger
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  • Sylvia Lustgarten and Annette Zakuta, daughters of Yiddish Writer Y. Y. Segal, recall their secular upbringing and their father's mischievous attitude towards more religious neighbors.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sylvia Lustgarten and Annette Zakuta, daughters of Yiddish writer Y. Y. Segal, talk about the importance of the Montreal Jewish Public Library, and their family's occasional scraps with Rokhl Korn, the librarian.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Nina Dabek, filmmaker and Yiddishist, recounts her experience of coming out to her grandmother and her grandmother's surprising explanation follow her statement of "I don't like it, but I completely understand it."
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sylvia Lustgarten and Annette Zakuta, daughters of Yiddish writer Y. Y. Segal, talk about two sides of their father - one very affectionate and playful, the other distant and preoccupied with the death of his first daughter.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sylvia Lustgarten, daughter of Yiddish writer Y. Y. Segal, discusses her father's poetry, which often reflected the struggles he faced in life, including the death of his first daughter at only eight years old.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sara Kruzansky, teacher of Jewish history, recounts how her father, although already in the U.S., had the option to fight in the Russian Army during World War I. Father refused saying "I don't fight for the Tsar."
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Doodie Ringelblum—medical doctor and Yiddish activist based in Melbourne—shares his knowledge of and experience with Yiddish Theater in Melbourne, which centered around two famous actors from the Vilne Troop: Jacob (Yankev) Waislitz and Rachel (...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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