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Thumbnail image for Cantor Leibele Jinich Sings an Ashkenazi Version of "Sim Shalom" Brought from Argentina to Mexico
  • Leibele Jinich, Cantor Emeritus of Bet-El Mexico City from Monigotes, Argentina, sings a version of "Sim Shalom" as an example of songs he brought from Argentina to Mexico.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Hershl Hartman, native Yiddish speaker and educational director at the Sholem Community in California, describes his understanding of the High Holidays from a secular/cultural perspective both in the past and the present.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Sholem Berger on the Importance of Being Open as a Yiddish(ist) Community
  • Zackary Sholem Berger - doctor by day, Yiddish translator, blogger, and activist by night - reflects on the perceived exclusivity of some Yiddishist events and why Yiddishists should a welcoming community.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Zackary Sholem Berger - doctor by day, Yiddish translator, blogger, and activist by night - remembers the experience of meeting Yiddish linguist and activist Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter for the first time.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Mitchell Waife, grandson of Yiddish author and playwright Sholem Aleichem, recounts how his grandfather and his family came to America with the help of American Jews' generosity at a crucial historical moment.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A Stepmother's Yiddish Curses: Sholem Aleichem's First Work
  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, describes her grandfather's first literary work, a glossary of his stepmother's curses.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Growing up Among Sholem Aleichem-esque Characters in Bucharest
  • Anabella, Yiddish actress, describes her childhood growing up around what she describes as Sholem Aleichem-esque characters whom she would later play renditions of on stage.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 1st, 2014, in New York City.
2014-04-01
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Roza Bieliauskiene - teacher at the Jewish school in Vilnius, Lithuania - explains why she is writing a book on Jewish history for her students in the Sholem Aleichem Jewish Day School.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Diane Cypkin, professor at Pace University and performer, recalls how an actual Jewish wedding ritual was used when she performed in a theatrical adaptation of Sholem Aleichem's "The Big Winner."
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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