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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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  • 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 About the Yiddish & Jewish Culture: Online Lecture Series
  • Our lectures explore topics related to Jewish literature, history, and culture.
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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 Entering Yiddish is Entering a Wonderful World
  • 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
Thumbnail image for Secular Literature, Sholem Aleichem and Peretz
  • Moshe Fiszman—z"l, Holocaust survivor from Radom, Poland—talks about reading secular literature while he was growing up and recites some Sholem Aleichem and I.L. Peretz from memory.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yiddish, A Plastic Language
  • 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
Thumbnail image for Yiddish in the Academy: The Advantage of Being on the Periphery
  • Marc Caplan - Professor of Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University - explains how Yiddish is on the periphery of the academic world - and how that location can be beneficial.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Tent: Children's Literature Registration Form
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