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  • David Mazower - BBC journalist and great-grandson of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch - describes arm-wrestling with a complete stranger and arguing with Marc Chagall - and gives a glimpse into Sholem Asch's eccentricities through his grandmother's...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • David Mazower - BBC journalist and great-grandson of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch - describes his family's history and its connection to high European culture. He focuses on his great-grandfather, the Yiddish writer Sholem Asch, who was friends with...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • David Mazower, great-grandson of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch, shares his thoughts on which of Asch's writings he finds most compelling, emphasizing the ways in which his writing was ahead of his time.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • The relationship between author and translator isn’t always an easy one—as seen in the case of Sholem Asch.
Part of Pakn Treger
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  • David Mazower, BBC journalist, shares family stories passed down about his great-grandfather, the famous (and famously controversial) Yiddish writer Sholem Asch.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • JCC EAST BAY / SAN FRANCISCO. A Bay Area premiere of the 1906 classic "God of Vengeance", by prolific Yiddish writer Sholem Asch. September 2020.
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  • David Mazower, BBC journalist, fondly remembers learning about his great grandfather, Sholem Asch, through his grandmother, who was the family-keeper of memorabilia and stories from the writer's life. He reflects on the wildly different reactions he...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • David Mazower - BBC journalist and great-grandson of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch - describes Kutno Town's history and how Jewish culture survived despite being swept away.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • David Mazower, BBC journalist and great-grandson of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch, was interviewed by Hillary Ossip on February 28, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Mazower, who was raised and still lives in England, tells...
2011-02-28
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • John Marchese reports on the spirited conference of nearly 100 minds discussing the future of Yiddish translation, and David Mazower recounts the relationship between Sholem Asch and his translators.
Part of Pakn Treger

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