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Thumbnail image for Bearing Witness, Needing Retribution
  • Sophie and Murray Meld, retired social workers, reflect on the impact of the Holocaust on their identities as Jews, and the renewed sense of responsibility they felt to the Jewish community in the wake of such a calamity.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Alexander Beider, author of numerous dictionaries of Jewish names, was interviewed by Tanya Panova on June 11th, 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
2019-06-11
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Igor Senderovich, physics professor at the University of Connecticut, shares which aspects of Jewish identity and culture he feels are most important to building his life around as a modern, assimilated Jew.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Robert Booth, artist, shares how his relationship with Awraham Soetendorp, his rabbi from the Netherlands, led to phone calls from Natan (Anatoly) Sharansky and Elie Wiesel.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Daniel Weltlinger, violinist, describes his close relationship with another musician Karsten Troyke and the way they recorded their albums. He talks about the connection he has with other musicians and artists who share the same European background.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Gerald Palevsky, civil and public health engineer by profession, remembers his experiences in the New York City public school system in the 1930s and 40s, and the ways the ethnic and racial demographics of the city were reflected in the classroom.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Retired social worker, Dolph Klainberg, tells the story of his family's boat ride to New Orleans, how his father read Sholem Aleichem stories to entertain the children, and being in the Caribbean Sea during a hurricane.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Patricia Barbanell—Civil Rights activist and art teacher—recalls being a self-proclaimed Jewish Hippie in the Lower East side of New York in the 1960 and enjoying the community that the older Jews of the neighborhood fostered.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Translations of two Yom Kippur-themed stories by Rosa Palatnik.
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