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Thumbnail image for "How do we let them know we are Jewish?": Fostering Jewish Identity at the Groton School
  • Judith Klau, English teacher, describes how she helped students at the Groton School express their Jewish identity.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "He sang to me, I sang back at him": Cantorial Lessons at 11-Years-Old on 48th Street
  • Cantor Jack "Jackie Mendelson—New York cantor and recording artist—recalls his first cantorial lessons.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Marek Tuszewicki, Yiddish teacher at Krakow JCC, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 6, 2013 at the Jewish Community Center in Krakow, Poland. This interview is entirely in Yiddish.
2013-05-06
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
Thumbnail image for Yiddish's Return to Mainstream American Jewish Culture
  • Sebastian Schulman, Translation Project Coordinator at the Yiddish Book Center, discusses the new directions in which secular Yiddish culture is heading and how these changes will affect the language's role in American Jewish identity.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for On Teaching and Sharing Yiddish Music and Perceiving Herself as an Activist
  • Polina Markovna Shepherd, Yiddish performer, composer, and choir leader, discusses perceiving herself as an activist and breaking boundaries and stereotypes through performing and teaching Jewish music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Polina Markovna Shepherd's Six Major Yiddish Influences
  • Polina Markovna Shepherd, Yiddish performer, composer, and choir leader, lists her 6 greatest Yiddish influences — Leonid Sonts, Adrienne Cooper, Zalmen Mlotek, Frank London, Merlin Shepherd, and Lorin Sklamberg — and explains why they each impacted...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "So Much Acceptance": Jewish Diversity at KlezKanada
  • Joanne Borts—Broadway singer and Yiddish activist—discusses how she "fell in love" with KlezKanada. She reflects on the mutual acceptance among Jews from a the range of religious observance at KlezKanada, and how experiencing this opened her up to...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Cantor Jack "Jackie" Mendelson was interviewed by Hankus Netsky on August 21, 2014 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains, Quebec, Canada.
2014-08-21
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Seth Rogovoy talks with Yiddish vocalist Eleanor Reissa about her upcoming performance at Yidstock 2012.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Excerpts from Yidstock Performers' and Presenters' Wexler Oral History Project Interviews
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