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Thumbnail image for Celebrating Yiddish Poetry
  • Items by and about Yiddish poets and poetry from our collections.
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  • Allen Ginsburg
  • Allen Ginsburg
October 31, 1969
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library
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  • Peretz Miransky
  • Joseph Rogel
  • M.M. Shaffir
  • Peretz Miransky
  • Joseph Rogel
  • M.M. Shaffir
April 03, 1971
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library
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  • Valery Dymshits, researcher and lecturer at the Interdepartmental Center "Petersburg Judaica" at the European University at St. Petersburg tells the story of how he got a special package from the Yiddish Book Center.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Joe Esselin, z"l, playwright and son of Yiddish writer Alter Esselin, recites his father's poem "Ai-le-lu" and explains how his father chose to deal with dark subjects in his writing as a means of confronting and defying life's daily struggles.
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
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  • Mira (Mirele) Sutzkever, daughter of Yiddish poet Avrom Sutzkever, describes the beauty, the musical quality of her father's poetry.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Lilly Gaev, psychotherapist and child of Holocaust survivors, speaks about her aunt Alice Tarshish's Yiddish poetry and a time she translated it for a Passover seder with her children.
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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  • Poet and translator Murray Citron shares an example of a time when he felt justified in rewriting one of Itzik Manger's poems, although he's confident the new English translation maintains the playful spirit of the original.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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