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Thumbnail image for Stepping Into the World of Sutzkever
  • Maia Evrona, poet and translator of Yiddish poetry describes the feeling of translating Sutzkever's poetry.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Maia Evrona, poet and translator of Yiddish poetry, speaks about performing live readings of poetry and the similarities of musical performance.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Irving Massey - son of Yiddish writer and organizer Ida Maze - recounts his mother's writing style and the themes she dealt with in her work, which ranged from nature poetry to children's poetry to explorations of loss.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Zohar Weiman-Kelman, rising Queer Yiddish and poetry scholar, describes their journey to Yiddish. They explain their "crush" on Glückel of Hameln (a medieval woman diarist who wrote in Western Yiddish) which led to a Yiddish language class with...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, describes the process that led him to his album "Tur Malka," if which he sets Yiddish poetry to music. He recalls how he found the poetry of Chava Rosenfarb, and his surprise at receiving a grant...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Celebrating Yiddish Poetry
  • Items by and about Yiddish poets and poetry from our collections.
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Thumbnail image for The 2014 <em>Pakn Treger </em>Translation Issue
  • An English language anthology of newly translated Yiddish prose, poetry, and drama.
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  • Ed Colker—artist, designer, and teacher—speaks about the purpose of poetry and how it manifests in the world.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Isaac (Ying) Halpern describes the poetry of his father, Yiddish Poet Moyshe-Leyb Halpern.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Dvoyre Fogel's take on "lyric poetry of the urban condition," a living landscape in words.
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