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  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, recalls an episode from her childhood years in Odessa during the tumultuous period of the Russian Revolution.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Betty Sorkowitz, daughter Yiddish activists and founders of the Sholem Aleichem Institute in Detroit, remembers a story from her father about his childhood in Bialystok, Poland, about being punished for left-handedness.
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, discusses the Hitler-Stalin Pact, its background, its consequences and the changing perception of Russia post World War Two.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman z"l - Yiddish poet and songwriter - describes the Sholem Aleichem Folk Shul, now a cultural center, and the community of Yiddish-speaking families on Bainbridge Avenue in the Bronx.
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 - tells how he and his wife came to publish Yiddish translations of Dr. Seuss books and Curious George.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • David Shtern, son of Yiddish writer Sholem Shtern, describes his father's well-attended funeral and talks about the inconvenient location of his grave, which is hard to find and not next to David's mother's grave.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Chana Schachner, educator, outlines the age divisions at Camp Boiberik, the Yiddish summer camp run by the Sholem Aleichem Folkshule Educational System. yingste - "youngest" mitele - "middle" eltste - "oldest"
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Motl, The Cantor's Son: A Childhood (Imaginary) Friend
  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, describes her favorite of her grandfather's characters, Motl, the Cantor's Son and the experience of sharing in his adventures.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • י. כאַרלאַש
  • Yitzkhok Kharlash
February 04, 1956
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library
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  • Mitchell Waife, grandson of Yiddish author and playwright Sholem Aleichem, discusses the level of fame which his grandfather achieved during his lifetime and the admiration he received from other artists, including Marc Chagall.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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