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  • Diana Bregman Feld, daughter of Yiddish poet Edith Kaplan Bregman, describes her mother's writing process, and the instructions her mom gave her to preserve her poetry.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Drawing on the Center’s collection of over a million Yiddish books, “Unquiet Pages” examines the fascinating contents of Yiddish novels, plays, poetry, memoirs, and reportage.
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  • Author Lesléa Newman joins us to speak about her prolific writing career and how her books and poetry are informed by her being Jewish and a lesbian.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Irena Klepfisz, lesbian poet and writer, reflects on how the intersections of her identity, as a Jewish, Yiddish-speaking, Lesbian, and feminist, has influenced her role in Yiddish culture and Jewish feminist poetry.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jacob Apelberg, Holocaust survivor and translator of Yiddish poetry, describes his time as a child in a Soviet work camp. He discusses his mothers death in the camp, and being adopted by a younger woman.
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, discusses how his father's poetry reflects both his belief in God and his complicated relationship with the Jewish religion.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Samuel Bak, prominent Jewish artist from Vilna, shares memories about Avrom Sutzkever's good looks, his role in preserving Yiddish after the war, translations of his poetry, and their personal relationship.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jacob Apelberg, Holocaust survivor and translator of Yiddish poetry, describes the German occupation of his Polish village. He tells the story of when German soldiers urged his mother to leave, and her preparations for their return.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Behind a snapshot of Yiddish writers in a New York park lies a saga of friendships, rivalries, and romance, as well as the story of modern Yiddish poetry in America. [Posted June 8, 2020]
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  • Chana Mlotek, z"l - renowned musicologist and folklorist specializing in Yiddish music, theatre, and poetry - was interviewed by Hankus Netsky on August 15, 2011 at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City.
2011-08-15
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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