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  • Alyson West, student in the 2011 Steiner Summer Yiddish Program, explains how Yiddish words are ingrained in American English.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • The Yiddish Book Center's newly announced Translation Fellows share with us their interest in Yiddish and their translation projects.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Zvi Jankelowitz, Director of Institutional Advancement at the Yiddish Book Center, explains why the members of the Yiddish Book Center are unique among all other donors with whom he has worked in the non-profit world, both in their hospitality and...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Paul Berg, Yiddish activist, explains that he love Yiddish for its familiarity and because it connects him to his past.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Dorothy Goldstone, a writer and Yiddish Book Center volunteer, shares childhood memories of feeling extreme comfort and warmth when her Yiddish-inflected uncles would come to her English-speaking home. To this day, hearing Yiddish evokes a sense of...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Noam Green, student in the 2017 Steiner Summer Yiddish Program, explores the relationships between being queer and the Yiddish language.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Gella Schweid Fishman, z"l, Yiddish teacher and activist, describes the differences between her Yiddish and her father's.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Joanna Nalewajko-Kulikov, Chair of the Polish Association for Yiddish Studies, gives the background of what inspired her start with Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Pauline Katz, 2010-11 Yiddish Book Center Fellow, describes the accepting, encouraging atmosphere of her Yiddish community.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Chana Szlang Gonshor, native Yiddish speaker born in 1919 in Warsaw, was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik and her daughter-in-law Anna Gonshor on December 14, 2011 at the Montreal Jewish Public Library in Montreal, Canada.
2011-12-14
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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