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Thumbnail image for Growing Up Jewish in Mexico
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, recounts growing up in Mexico City and the role of Yiddish among the Jewish population there.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Ber Kotlerman, native Yiddish speaker from Birobidzhan and professor of Yiddish language and literature at Bar-Ilan University, speaks about his experience in the Yiddish Writers' Union in Israel.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A New Look at my Home Town, Birobidzhan, the Jewish Autonomous Oblast
  • Ber Kotlerman, native Yiddish speaker from Birobidzhan and professor of Yiddish language and literature at Bar-Ilan University, speaks about an encounter with a native Yiddish speaker in the Birobidzhan area.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Eugene Driker, chair of the Yiddish Book Center board of directors 2011-2016, discusses the importance of sharing Yiddish literature and why he is so involved in translating efforts.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Donors who are helping bring Yiddish and modern Jewish literature to high school students across the continent
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Thumbnail image for Who is Jack? Yiddish Permeated the Atmosphere
  • Harriet Murav, translator of Yiddish literature, remembers her upbringing in a Yiddish speaking home in New Jersey, and tells a story about not knowing her father's English name.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Chava Turniansky's First Impressions of Israel
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University, in Jerusalem describes her first time coming to Israel and feeling at home.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • The Yiddish Book Center's podcasts include conversations with Jewish culture makers, plus news and stories related to Yiddish language, literature, and culture.
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  • Michael Wex talks about how relatives of Yiddish Poet, Esther Shumiatcher, funded Yiddish Literature by the sale of cowboy hats. The true cowboy hats, Smith Built not Stetsons.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Embark on a journey around the world, into the future and the past, "from eternity to eternity," with these newly translated treasures of Yiddish literature.
Part of Pakn Treger

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