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Thumbnail image for How Political Cheers at Camp Kinderland Helped on a Public School Test
  • Pauline Katz remembers how cheers at Camp Kinderland taught her about leftist politics in history, and how they helped her on a public school test. She also explains the importance of Kinderland in her family history, and her own life.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Annie (Anye) Kaufman, pattern-maker and member of Yugntruf, critiques the way in which Camp Kinderland presented American history and Jewish history when she was a camper.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Linda Gritz, Yiddish cultural activist, describes the challenge of choosing a summer camp for her children. A surprising experience at Kinderland plays a decisive role for her decision.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Pauline Katz retells her grandfather's story about how Camp Kinderland taught about the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s. Each bunk was assigned "loyalist," except for her zayde's (grandfather's), which had the misfortune of being the designated "...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "They Got Us in Germany, They're Not Gonna Get Us Here": An Anti-Semitic Incident at Camp Kinderland in the Post-WWII Period
  • Michael Katz, activist and grandson of Yiddish journalist Moishe Katz, describes a time at camp when trouble with the neighbors turned into a Holocaust flashback for an older staff member.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Max Kellerman, sportscaster and Yiddish enthusiast, shares his memories of growing up in a secular Jewish home and attending Camp Kinderland. He discusses the challenge of finding a Jewish community while remaining committed to leftist causes and...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Pauline Katz, 2010-2011 Yiddish Book Center Fellow, was interviewed by Lesley Yalen on May 6, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Pauline grew up in Boston, MA speaking Yiddish at home. Her parents are not native Yiddish...
2011-05-06
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Recollections of Yiddish summer camps, from the Wexler Oral History Project
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Thumbnail image for Communist and Socialist Disagreement Causes a Camp Split
  • Pauline Katz, 2010-11 Yiddish Book Center Fellow, muses on her camp's colorful history, backing into the beginning of the twentieth century.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Lyber Katz, z"l, progressive activist, Yiddish translator and son of Moishe Katz, was interviewed by Lesley Yalen on November 29, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Lyber is the grandfather of Pauline Katz, a 2010-2011...
2010-11-29
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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