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  • Barnett Zumoff, Yiddish translator and President Emeritus of the Workmen's Circle/Arbeiter Ring, on some of the people he sees as comprising the contemporary Yiddish literature scene.
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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  • Marc Caplan - Professor of Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University - explains how Yiddish is on the periphery of the academic world - and how that location can be beneficial.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Yael Chaver, teacher of Yiddish language and literature at UC Berkeley, talks about the three Yiddish writers in Palestine that became the focus of her study.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Harriet Murav, translator of Yiddish literature, shares her hope for the future of Yiddish, and offers some words of encouragement for anyone who wants to join the community.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Profiles and essays about Yiddish writers and literature, drawn from our collections and publications
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  • The Noah Cotsen Library of Yiddish Children's Literature comprises 800 titles, including works by major Yiddish writers and Yiddish translations of classics.
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  • This week we visit with Miriam Udel to talk about her research and her teaching, which focus on Jewish encounters with modernity in literature, as well as her work translating Yiddish children’s literature.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • With your support, we’ll help teachers at schools around the world introduce Yiddish and modern Jewish literature into their curricula.
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  • Only 2 percent of Yiddish literature has been translated into English. Our translation initiative is working to change that.
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