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  • Sean Sidky, 2011 Steiner Summer Program student, explains his love of the Yiddish language, particularly the literature of David Bergelson.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Ted Steinberg, Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Fredonia, speaks about his interest in Mendele Mocher Sforim (Sholem Yankev Abramovich) and the similarities between the rise of Yiddish literature in the nineteenth century and the rise of the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
  • Five works from our collections that show representations of black struggle in the pages of Yiddish literature—from the June 2020 issue of the Weekly Reader.
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  • Ted Steinberg, Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Fredonia, expresses his frustration about the absence of Yiddish literature in anthologies of world literature, and affirms the necessity of keeping these texts alive by reading them.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Marek Tuszewicki, a Yiddish teacher at Krakow JCC, talks about his love for literature kindled through the Yiddish language.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sara Israel, former Yiddish Book Center fellow, discusses her work on translation and the importance of making Yiddish literature accessible.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Israel Milkow, a retired IT professional, describes his first experiences of reading classic Yiddish literature in a place where it was forbidden: the yeshiva (traditional Jewish religious school).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Childhood Yiddish speaker, Marilyn Cassotta, recalls how she fell in love with Yiddish through reading the greats of Yiddish literature. She describes the beauty and possibilities she found in the language through reading and how much it meant to...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Abraham Lichtenbaum - Yiddish teacher and director of the IWO (YIVO, Yiddish Research Institute) in Buenos Aires, Argentina - tells how his father was often given Yiddish books as gifts - and describes the first book he, himself, was given.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Rena Trefman Cobrinik, writer and educator, fondly remembers attending Yiddishe Shule. She recites a poem and sings a song she learned during this rich, educational experience.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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