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Thumbnail image for "Mieskeit! You Know What That Is?"
  • Joseph Heller, summer 2013 Steiner student, recounts how his first Yiddish words were gleaned from his mother's impassioned rants.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • José Altshuler, Cuban engineer of Jewish origin, describes his Jewish identity.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Joseph Heller, summer 2013 Steiner student, shares his favorite Yiddish phrase, "Hak mir nisht keyn tschaynik," and tells an amusing anecdote concerning his brother, his mother and a tschaynik (teapot).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Joseph Heller, summer 2013 Steiner student, speaks about the pressure to assimilate felt by his mother's family during the McCarthy Era, and how this pressure contributed to diminished use of German and Yiddish in the home.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Joseph Heller, summer 2013 Steiner student, responds to the notion that Yiddish is dead by suggesting that programs like the Steiner Program help to create a generation for whom Yiddish is a vital influence, whether artistically or academically.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jozef Hen, Polish Jewish writer, describes the only encounter he had with the famous Janusz Korczak, a Polish-Jewish educator, children's author, and pedagogue.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jozef Hen, Polish Jewish writer, describes how after the war he found the tiles from the ruins of his house in Warsaw and what happened to them.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • José Altshuler, Cuban engineer of Jewish origin, describes what he thinks about Jewish culture after being asked if Jewish people are generally more intelligent.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • José Altshuler, Cuban engineer of Jewish origin, discusses his Jewish family background and the difficulty of reading his aunt's diary that she wrote while in a concentration camp.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "All That Remains is a Dream" - The Bittersweet Nostalgia of "Vu Iz Dos Gesele?"
  • Joseph Heller, summer 2013 Steiner student, speaks about his favorite Yiddish song, "Vu Iz Dos Gesele?" ("Where Is The Little Street?"), and explains the connection he feels between his Yiddish studies and the song's story of returning to one's...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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