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  • A professional journey, from the Borscht Belt to becoming a master teacher of the “old-country” tunes
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  • Four-Day Festival Includes Concerts, Talks & Workshops
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  • Benjy Fox-Rosen talks about the wealth of Yiddish history that is available.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Frank London discusses his dislike for the music he heard at synagogue growing up and his discovery of Jewish music that was truly good music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Nora Gerard, former director of programs at the Yiddish Book Center, explains why music events are so successful in making people want to learn more about cultural history.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Tine Kindermann discusses German folk music that she sings and the taboo that still exists in Germany about such music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sasha Lurje, singer of Yiddish music born in Riga, Latvia, recounts the history of her band Forshpil, from the time of its founding by a fiddler through the years during which Sasha and Ilya Shneyveys searched for the right musicians to join the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jim Hoberman - Village Voice film critic and author of seminal book Bridge of Light: Yiddish Film Between the Two World Wars - remembers taking his children to KlezKamp and arguing with his daughter over whether to get a Christmas tree.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sasha Lurje, singer of Yiddish music born in Riga, Latvia, describes the way music has permeated her life since childhood. She was singing as early as three years old, stalked her elementary school music teacher to get into her advanced classes, and...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Rose Bergman, retired teacher and daughter of Holocaust survivors, was interviewed by Mark Gerstein on August 10, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Rose, a former teacher, recounts growing up in Poland after the Holocaust,...
2012-08-10
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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