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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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  • Stage director Michael Yashinsky talks about the novel that sparked his interest in Yiddish literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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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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  • A Look at the Not-So-Surprising Connection Between Yiddish and Japanese Literature
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  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, discusses experiencing and taking part in the modern revival of Yiddish.
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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  • Rachel Rojanski, Professor of Judaic Studies at Brown University, reflects on the future of Yiddish and urges that the translation into Hebrew and English of the "treasure" that is Yiddish literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • The Yiddish Book Center offers a range of programs and resources for current and prospective teachers of Yiddish and Jewish literature.
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  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem explains the role she sees academics playing in passing on Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Hazel Frankel, writer, translator, artist and researcher in Yiddish at the University of Witwatersrand, describes her journey to learning Yiddish, and the influence of Yiddish literature along the way.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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