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Thumbnail image for Translating Yiddish  South African Poetry
  • Hazel Frankel, writer, translator, artist and researcher in Yiddish at the University of Witwatersrand, explains the importance of translation South African Yiddish poetry, to recuperate a lost community.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Leo Melamed - child survivor of the Holocaust and former chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange - remembers how his parents immersed him in Yiddish literature and poetry, which he recited for the Chicago Yiddish-speaking community.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Avrom Sutzkever on Poetry and Partisan Life
  • Avrom Sutzkever on poetry and partisan Life
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Thumbnail image for Poetry, Criticism, and the Jewish Literary Landscape
  • Poet and literary critic Adam Kirsch reflects on his early introduction to Jewish literature, and shares reading and writing advice.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Falling in Love with Yiddish through Poetry
  • Israeli Yiddish teacher, Hanna Palmon, remembers how she first became interested in Yiddish. Through a strong desire to connect with the language and literature of her parents, she describes the inertia that moved her to vigorously pursue studying...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Mother and Daughter: Communicating Through Poetry
  • Yvette Marrin, daughter of Yiddish writers Malka Lee and Aaron Rappoport, speaks about how she would communicate with her mother, and how she began to understand her mothers deepest thoughts and feelings through her writing.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for On the Side of Life, Not Death: The Importance of Poetry in the World
  • 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
Thumbnail image for Moving to Jerusalem because of Yehuda Amichai's Poetry
  • Maia Evrona, poet and translator of Yiddish poetry, explains her decision to move to Israel based on her love of Yehuda Amichai's poems about Jerusalem.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for 'Objectively Wonderful': Yiddish Poetry & Songs
  • Aleksandra 'Ola' Bilinska, musician, articulates how she sees Yiddish poetry and songs as "beautiful art", which should be cherished and brought to the people as such.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "Start With the Greats": A Beginner's Guide to Yiddish Poetry
  • Barnett Zumoff, Yiddish translator and President Emeritus of the Workmen's Circle/Arbeiter Ring, on his list of the greats of Yiddish poetry, and the benefit of exploring Yiddish cultural productions.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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