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Thumbnail image for Advice to Yiddish Students: Trust Your Relationship With Yiddish
  • Mei Li Isaacson, 2012 January term Yiddish student, advises Yiddish students to be confident in how they relate to the language.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Advice to Yiddish Learners: Don't Get Discouraged, You Are Not Alone
  • Ken (Binyomen) Moss—director of Jewish Studies Program and Assistant Professor in Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University—offers his advice for Yiddish language learners: You are not the only one interested in Yiddish. There is an active...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yiddish Translation Fellowship
  • The Yiddish Book Center's Translation Fellowship program trains, supports, and encourages the work of Yiddish literary translators.
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Thumbnail image for Yiddish, Then and Now
  • Shirley Cohen Steinberg, writer and director of Yiddish plays, reflects on Yiddish's place in history and its role in contemporary society.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Jackie Hoffman on the Influence of Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof and the Place of Yiddish in the World Today
  • Jackie Hoffman reflects on what Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof has meant to her as an actor, and its role in Yiddish revival.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Why Yiddish?
  • David Shneer speaks about that pesky question any student of Yiddish has heard over and over: "Why Yiddish?"
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yiddish Speakers and Yiddish Culture in Post-War Sweden
  • Jan Schwarz, Associate Professor in Yiddish at Lund University, explains the "White Buses," the Swedish effort to rescue and rehabilitate concentration camp survivors at the end of World War II, and how this operation caused the city of Boras to...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Place of Yiddish in Poland
  • Magdalena Kozlowska, Polish historian and Yiddish teacher, discusses her understanding of the place of Yiddish within broader Polish culture.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "My Ego is in English, but My Heart is in Yiddish": Reflections on a Bilingual Career
  • Eleanor Reissa, singer, remembers how she was warned early in her theater career that performing in Yiddish would limit her options for roles. She speaks to her relationships with English and Yiddish, respectively, adding that Yiddish is the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Anna Muench explores her own motivation for learning Yiddish, as a participant in the Yiddish Book Center's January-term course.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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