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Thumbnail image for Learning Yiddish through Classes, Conversation, and Yidish-vokh
  • Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss, Yiddishist and Russian Literature professor, describes how she learned to speak Yiddish: through taking classes, working for a Yiddish speaker, and attending to Yidish-vokh (Yiddish Week).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, explains how she feels about the fact that Yiddish books, newspapers in Yiddish, and great Yiddish writers don't exist to the extent they used to.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Israel Milkow, a retired IT professional, describes his first experiences of reading classic Yiddish literature in a place where it was forbidden: the yeshiva (traditional Jewish religious school).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Irad Ben Isaak, PhD student in Yiddish Literature at Europa Universitat Viadrina, was interviewed by Tatiana (Tanya) Panova on December 2nd, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
2018-12-02
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Ruth R. Wisse, author and retired research professor in Yiddish and comparative literature, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on March 7, 2016 in New York, New York.
2016-03-07
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Professor Chava Turniansky, Professor Emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 17, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel.
2014-06-17
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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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
Thumbnail image for Israel Gubkin's passion for teaching
  • 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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  • 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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