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  • Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman z"l, Yiddish poet and songwriter, describes one of her favorite writers, Eliezer Shteynbarg, who wrote masterful children's literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Ethel Taft remembers how her father, Yiddish writer Israel Gubkin. brought great passion to teaching the topics of literature, Bible, Zionism, and language.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Harriet Murav, translator of Yiddish literature, describes some of the families she encountered during her time working at the Jewish Family Services Center in Chicago.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Talia Margolis Chomstein, Yiddish activist based in Mexico City, describes how she discovered Yiddish Mexican literature and how it inspired her to be more involved in the Mexican Jewish community through Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Arnold Friedmann - German Jew and Emeritus Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst - shares how his attitude toward Yiddish changed, how he developed a love for Yiddish literature, and his personal thoughts on the Yiddish language.
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, Israel, was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik on June 27, 2013 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.
2013-06-27
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Ber Kotlerman, native Yiddish speaker from Birobidzhan and professor of Yiddish language and literature at Bar-Ilan University, speaks about the future of the Yiddish language in the academic and Haredi (ultra-orthodox) worlds.
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
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  • 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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  • Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss, Yiddishist and Russian Literature Professor, explains why she strongly identifies with the word "Yiddishist."
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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