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Thumbnail image for Classification of Yiddish Books: Latin American, Mexican, Women, and Modern Literature
  • Liora Rapoport—coordinator of the library renovation project at CIM-ORT (Jewish School of Mexico City)—describes process of learning what books and themes interested different organizations through sorting the Yiddish books in the library's holdings.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Sholem Aleichem's Gift: How My Grandfather Elevated Yiddish To A World Literature
  • Bel Kaufman, z"l, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and author of award-winning novels, speaks to her grandfather's passion for the Yiddish language and explains how his commitment to writing in Yiddish helped elevate its status and...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Effect of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Nobel Prize on Polish Translations of Yiddish Literature
  • Marcin Wodzinski, Director of the Centre for the Culture and Languages of the Jews at University of Wrocław, explains the importance and impact of Isaac Bashevis Singer's 1978 Nobel Prize on the availability of Yiddish literature in Poland.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Join our panel of translators and scholars in a conversation about race and social justice in Yiddish literature.
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Thumbnail image for <em>Bontshe Shvayg </em> in Lethbridge: Teaching Yiddish Literature in the Canadian Bible Belt
  • I teach Jewish literature to non-Jews. That statement may not seem very remarkable; after all, I also teach Victorian literature to non-Victorians and nineteenth-century literature to students born in the late twentieth century.
Part of Pakn Treger
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  • Eugene Driker, chair of the Yiddish Book Center board of directors 2011-2016, discusses the importance of sharing Yiddish literature and why he is so involved in translating efforts.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The "Mysterious Alchemy" of Embracing Yiddish
  • Miriam Udel, assistant professor of German Studies and Jewish Studies at Emory University, speaks about the tension between English and Yiddish literature she felt in pursuing her doctoral degree. At some point, she let go of the need to position...
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 Yiddish Book Center.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Robert Epstein talks about Hasidic Yiddish, and the value of translating the literature into English.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Profiles, commentary, interviews, and articles on Yiddish and modern Jewish culture
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