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Thumbnail image for "A Voice That's Worth Hearing": Celia Dropkin's Poetry
  • Ruth Dropkin, daughter-in-law of Celia Dropkin, describes Celia Dropkin's poetry and explains why she thinks people should read it.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Without an Audience in Mind: Sholem Berger on Writing (Yiddish) Poetry
  • Zackary Sholem Berger - doctor by day, Yiddish translator, blogger, and activist by night - describes how he has an audience in mind while writing prose but concentrates solely on playing with words when writing poetry.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Beyle's Many Mediums: Descriptions of Her Paintings, Drawings, and Poetry
  • Esther Gottesman, granddaughter of Yiddish poet Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman and daughter of Itzik Gottesman, considers the differences between her grandmother's many mediums of artwork. She describes the different themes and styles of Beyle's...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for “Six Lines” in Seven Translations: The Craft of Translating Yiddish Poetry
  • A reading, discussion, and musical performance of Aaron Zeitlin’s poem “Zeks shures” (“Six Lines”) in English translation by the Yiddish Book Center’s Translation Initiative for National Poetry Month.
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Thumbnail image for The Writing Space: Where Malka Lee Wrote Her Poetry
  • Yvette Marrin, daughter of Yiddish writers Malka Lee and Aaron Rappoport, describes the space where her mother would write and the forest behind their house in the country of upstate New York where Malka Lee would spend time.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Those Poems are so Great!: Learning Yiddish to Learn Poetry
  • Małgorzata Maciejewska, graduate student in Jewish Studies at University of Wrocław, explains how learning Yiddish helps her gain access to the great writings of Polish-Jewish female writers.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Ida Maze's Writing: Strong Sincerity and Moments of Powerful Feeling
  • 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
Thumbnail image for Where? Why? What Does it Mean?: The Depth of Itzik Manger's Poetry
  • Jack Wolofsky, co-founder of KlezKanada, reflects on Yiddish poet Itzik Manger, and what his writing reveals about the Jewish psyche.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Poetry Reading, Drawn From Malka Lee Poem and Translated Into English
  • Bella Kuper Sanderson, Toronto Yiddish teacher who was born in Siberia and grew up in a Bundist household, shares a piece of writing that she composed in a workshop, inspired by a Malka Lee poem and translated into English.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for “Very Delicate, Very Subtle”: On Discovering the Beauty of Yiddish Poetry and Lullabies
  • Aleksandra 'Ola' Bilinska, musician, talks about a solo project she did for The Festival of Jewish Culture in Warsaw - also known as "Singer's Warsaw" - based on a collection of Yiddish lullabies.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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