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  • Lesley Yalen joined us recently to talk about her work as co-editor of teachgreatjewishbooks.org, the Yiddish Book Center's site that provides a trove of resource kits designed to help teachers bring modern Jewish literature into their classrooms.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for My Father Read Classic Literature in Yiddish Translation—and Years Later Discussed It with his Aynikl (Grandson)
  • Anita Barlow, retired teacher and school librarian, describes how her father loved to read, despite the fact that he received little schooling and could not keep a large collection of books.
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
Thumbnail image for Today, There is an Extraordinary Interest in Yiddish: How Chava Turniansky Feels About Yiddish in Israel
  • 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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  • A portfolio of young Yiddish writers who helped shape modern Yiddish literature
Part of Pakn Treger
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  • Marlene Hait, raised in a Yiddish home by survivors of the Holocaust, reflects on the complexity of Eastern European Jewish life and the ways in which modern film and literature have failed to capture it.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Zackary Sholem Berger - doctor by day, Yiddish translator, blogger, and activist by night - reflects on the importance of speaking a language, creating in it, and building institutions to support it.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Professor Yechiel Szeintuch, scholar of Yiddish literature, describes how studying Yiddish is similar to peeling an onion.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Bracha Weingrod on the Yiddish Book Center and the Need for Yiddish Translation
  • Bracha Weingrod, translator of Dos Familie Kohkbukh, praises the Yiddish Book Center's work and lays out her vision of the "army of translators" needed to make Yiddish literature accessible to today's Jews.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Learning Yiddish through Classes, Conversation, and Yidish-vokh
  • Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss, Yiddishist and Russian Literature professor, describes how she learned to speak Yiddish: through taking classes, working for a Yiddish speaker, and attending to Yidish-vokh (Yiddish Week).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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