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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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  • Renate Fairweather, Yiddish teacher based in Oklahoma City, describes the feeling of reading classic works of Yiddish literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jessica Kirzane, specialist in American-Jewish literature, speaks about her experiences studying Yiddish at the National Yiddish Book Center.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Harriet Murav, translator of Yiddish literature, describes her experience reading and studying Ukrainian-born Yiddish writer David Bergelson.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Hans Herda - retired math professor and Yiddish Book Center volunteer - speaks to the importance of Yiddish literature.
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 current project of getting Yiddish literature recognized as world literature and the connections to the great Yiddish writers and the Western Canon.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Harriet Murav, translator of Yiddish literature, shares her thoughts on the author David Bergelson, his passion for Yiddish literature, and his plans for helping to revive it after World War I.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Paul Buhle, author and social historian, describes aspects of Yiddish literature that fascinate him, such as its search for political progress.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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