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  • Sean Sidky, 2011 Steiner Summer Program student, explains his love of the Yiddish language, particularly the literature of David Bergelson.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Judith Klau, English teacher, explains why Yiddish literature means so much to her.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Ted Steinberg, Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Fredonia, expresses his frustration about the absence of Yiddish literature in anthologies of world literature, and affirms the necessity of keeping these texts alive by reading them.
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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  • Nancy Sherman details her trip to Ukraine with the Yiddish Book Center, touring Jewish cultural sites with a focus on literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Justin Cammy discusses what he believes to be the key to keeping Yiddish literature alive, massive translation into English.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Professor Yechiel Szeintuch, scholar of Yiddish literature, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 17, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel.
2014-06-17
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Marvin Zuckerman, retired English and Yiddish professor, discusses Isaac Bashevis Singer's views on Jewish literature and political leanings.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jessica Kirzane, specialist in American-Jewish literature, speaks about the joy of studying and researching undiscovered Yiddish authors and thinkers.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A “Bashert” Encounter with Di Brider Ashkenazi (The Brothers Ashkenazi) by I. J. Singer
  • 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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