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Thumbnail image for Connections to Yiddish across Generations
  • Catherine Madsen, bibliographer at the Yiddish Book Center, describes how the different generations who come to the Book Center relate to Yiddish language, culture, and literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Pogrom Literature and Collective Memory
  • Memorializing communities lost to pogroms after the Russian Revolution
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Thumbnail image for Considering Jewish Children's Literature
  • Meredith Lewis visits with us during Tent: Children's Literature, a week-long retreat for emerging and mid-career writers and author-illustrators of board books, picture books, early chapter books, and middle-grade fiction.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Modernism and the Yiddish Picaresque Novel
  • Miriam Udel, assistant professor of German Studies and Jewish Studies at Emory University, speaks about her work involving modernism and the evolution of the novel. She suggests that modernist literature -- and, in particular, Yiddish modernist...
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 Unknown Writers: Yiddish Writers in Palestine
  • 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
Thumbnail image for "A Hidden South Africa": Discovering the South African Yiddish Tradition in My Work at the Yiddish Book Center
  • Zvi Jankelowitz, director of Institutional Advancement at the Yiddish Book Center, discusses the world of South African Yiddish literature that he has discovered since taking his current position.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yiddish Isn't a Hard Language to Learn!
  • 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
Thumbnail image for Thoughts On Learning Yiddish
  • Tetyana Yakovleva, scholar from Eastern Ukraine with a PhD in Slavic-Jewish Literature, describes her experience learning Yiddish - the challenges in language learning, and how the experience has influenced her perspective.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for “I Recognized Something That Seemed Very Comfortable To Me”: Caraid O’Brien On Discovering Yiddish Culture Through A Love of Literature and Irish Culture
  • Caraid O'Brien—writer, performer, and director, including of Yiddish works—reflects on how she came to Yiddish through literature, and the parallels she immediately felt to the Irish culture she'd grown up with through her family.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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