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Thumbnail image for Touring Ukraine with the Yiddish Book Center
  • 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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  • 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
Thumbnail image for An Opportunity to Be an Expert: Why Study Yiddish
  • 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 Advice for Raising Children in Yiddish: It Should Be Fun for Them
  • Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss, Yiddishist and Russian Literature Professor, offers advice for those considering raising children in Yiddish.
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
Thumbnail image for Two Types of Yiddishists: Speakers and Scholars
  • Jessica Kirzane, specialist in American-Jewish literature, speaks about her decision to study Yiddish instead of learning the language.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Leo Melamed - child survivor of the Holocaust and former chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange - remembers the presence of Yiddish literature in his home - and how his parents replaced religion with literature when celebrating holidays.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Our lectures explore topics related to Jewish literature, history, and culture.
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