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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
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  • Jerry Weinstein, former Education professor at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, recalls how a professor's reading of Plato's "Apology" while he was a student at Temple University opened the worlds of literature, philosophy, and psychology up...
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
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  • 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 Isaac Bashevis Singer, "Not a Typical Yiddish Writer"
  • Marvin Zuckerman, retired English and Yiddish professor, discusses Isaac Bashevis Singer's views on Jewish literature and political leanings.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Israel's Relationship with Yiddish as Seen Through Academic Study: A History
  • Professor Yechiel Szeintuch, a scholar of Yiddish literature based in Jerusalem, explains the history of Yiddish study in Israel.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for An Opportunity to Be an Expert: Why Study Yiddish
  • Jessica Kirzane, specialist in American-Jewish literature, speaks about the joy of studying and researching undiscovered Yiddish authors and thinkers.
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  • Jack Kugelmass, anthropologist and director of Jewish Studies at the University of Florida, explains why being able to read in Yiddish allows access to enter a new world of amazing literature.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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
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  • Christa Whitney talks about her very first Jewish Studies class at Smith College with Justin Cammy.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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