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Thumbnail image for What is A Yizkor Book?: A Translator Explains About Literary Memorials to Pre-War Jewish Life
  • Mindle Crystel Gross, native speaker and translator, describes the Yizkor books which memorialize the Jewish communities which were destroyed in the Holocaust, and the insights they provide through translation.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Mesmerized by The Young Guard: Radical Youth for a New Generation of the Jewish People
  • Paul Azaroff, Hebrew and Judaic Studies teacher and native of New York City, remembers finding and living in The Young Guard Zionist organization. He describes the mischief and radicalism of the group, grounded in a central goal to rebuild the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for He Meant Nothing To Me”: Israel Zamir Reflects On 20 Years Apart from His Father, Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • Israel Zamir, son of Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer, talks about the ambivalence he had for his absentee father as a young man and his doubts before reuniting with him after twenty-five years.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Breaking Down Walls: Overcoming the Distance Between My Father Bashevis Singer and Me
  • Israel Zamir, son of Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer, discusses his first few days in America, including his realization that his father had no time for him and the memory of how getting a job with Hashomer Hatzair helped break down the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Our workshop leaders and mentors are award-winning professional literary translators, experienced educators, editors, and writers.
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  • David Slucki, professor of Jewish Studies at Austraila's Monash University, was interviewed by Jessica Parker on December 16, 2012 at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Chicago, Illinois.
2012-12-16
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Simon Dobjensky, engineer, was interviewed by Agnieszka Ilwicka on March 29, 2017 in Albany, California.
2017-03-29
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Jozef Hen, Polish writer, was interviewed by Agnieszka Ilwicka on July 22, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland.
2016-07-22
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Albert Stern, writer and editor, was interviewed by Nina Pick on October 31st, 2018, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
2018-10-31
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Henry Kellerman, psychotherapist and author, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 24, 2014 in New York, New York.
2014-10-24
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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