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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
Thumbnail image for Beyond Anatevka: The Challenges of Documenting Yiddish Life without Yiddish
  • 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
Thumbnail image for Young, Gifted and Yiddish
  • A portfolio of young Yiddish writers who helped shape modern Yiddish literature
Part of Pakn Treger
Thumbnail image for Studying Yiddish is like an Onion
  • 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
Thumbnail image for Avrom Sutzkever: The Shakespeare of Yiddish
  • Samuel Bak, prominent Jewish artist from Vilna, talks about Avrom Sutzkever's contribution to Yiddish language and literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for An Unexpected Journey: How My Israeli Hebraist Education Lead Me To a Love for Yiddish Literature And Eastern European Jewish History
  • Israel Bartal - Professor of Jewish History at Hebrew University - talks about the zealous Hebraist education that he received in Israel and how it led to the surprising decision to study Ashkenazi history and language at the university.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Ilan Stavans on Jewish Children’s Literature
  • This week we sit down with Ilan Stavans to talk about his upcoming three-part lecture series taking place at the Yiddish Book Center May 1, 8, and 15: “People of the Picture Book: The History of Jewish Children’s Literature.”
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Aaron Lansky updates us on scanning Yiddish literature, learning Yiddish, oral history internship opportunities, and more.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series

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