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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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  • written by Sholem Aleichem and translated by Curt Leviant
Part of Pakn Treger
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  • By Sholem Aleichem, translated by Curt Leviant. In a "shtetl on wheels," a traveler relates a humorous tale about the plight of Jews in the Russian Empire
Part of Pakn Treger
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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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  • An excerpt from Pioneers (Pionern) by Sh. An-ski, translated by Rose Waldman.
Part of Pakn Treger
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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.
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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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