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  • Ber Kotlerman, native Yiddish speaker from Birobidzhan and professor of Yiddish language and literature at Bar-Ilan University, talks about his first impressions of Israel and his decision to stay.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • We offer free weekly virtual public programs on a variety of topics related to Yiddish and modern Jewish literature and culture.
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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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  • We are bringing Yiddish literature in translation to readers through White Goat Press, grants to publishers, and our Translation Fellowship.
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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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  • 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
Thumbnail image for "What's Worse than Before": Fewer Yiddish Books Are Published Now than Earlier in Israel
  • 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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  • 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
Thumbnail image for Glikl of Hameln: Prof. Chava Turniansky Explains the Importance of the 17th Century Memoir Written By A Woman in Yiddish
  • Chava Turniansky, professor emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, describes the 17th century autobiography written by a woman in Yiddish, Glikl of Hameln, and why one should read it.
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 first interaction with the Hebrew language in Moscow, as a young student.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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