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Thumbnail image for Now in Yiddish: <em>Der Hobit</em> ("The Hobbit")
  • Aaron Lansky visits with Barry Goldstein, Yiddish translator of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," to learn how and why he took on the translation.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Yaakov Wasilewicz – Jewish musician – explains what makes a nign magic. He sings a nign that he composed, one that he calls 'Czestochowa Nign'.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Bernard Witlieb tells his father's story about meeting I. L. Peretz at 10 years old, as part of a prize for translating Russian and Polish works in Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Ellen Adler Oppenheim, daughter of actress Stella Adler and granddaughter of Yiddish actors Jacob and Sara Adler, remembers a song she learned from her grandmother Sara.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Robert Potash, historian, remembers the People's Relief Committee, the socialist relief organization his father worked for following the devastation of European Jews brought on by World War I.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Yankl Garelik, Belarus-born printer now residing in Denver, Colorado, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 24, 2012 at Yidish-Vokh in Reisterstown, Maryland. This interview is entirely in Yiddish.
2012-08-24
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
Thumbnail image for Beth Kaplan, Author of <em>Finding the Jewish Shakespeare: The Life and Legacy of Jacob Gordin</em>
  • Beth Kaplan discusses Finding the Jewish Shakespeare: The Life and Legacy of Jacob Gordin, a biography about her great-grandfather the famous Yiddish playwright.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Hear from Scott Davis, publisher of the recently released "Memories and Scenes: Shtetl, Childhood, Writers," an edition of newly translated stories by Yiddish writer Jacob Dinezon.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Jacob Schlitt, New York City-born native Yiddish speaker and social justice activist, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 12, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.
2010-10-12
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Itay Zutra, the I. L. Peretz Folk School Yiddish Teaching Fellow at the University of Manitoba, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 18, 2012 at AJS 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.
2012-12-18
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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