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Yiddish Book Center Multimedia Library

A collection of audio books, recorded programs and multimedia resources from the Yiddish Book Center. Now featuring selections from the Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library and the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books, produced by the Yiddish Book Center in cooperation with the Jewish Public Library of Montreal . The Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library can be subscribed to as a podcast as well . Please note that some of the titles embedded in the tracks are not yet compat...



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שלום עליכם: "מאטל פייסי דעם חזנס." געלייענט פון לייב רובינאוו די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: שלום עליכם, לייב רובינאוו, Original Release
שלום עליכם: "טביה דער מילכיקער." געלייענט פון שמואל עצמון די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: שלום עליכם, שמואל עצמון, Original Release
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The Shmooze caught up with Yiddish translator Arun Viswanath to learn about the story of his work translating "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" into Yiddish. Over the course of our conversation, we chat about what drew Arun to translating "Harry Potter" and learn about some of the challenges he faced in translating this work--from character names to magical places. Episode 0247 February 13, 2020 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", Yiddish translation, Arun Viswanath, The...
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by מענדל מאַן
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by קאַדיע מאָלאָדאָווסקי
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Goodbye and Good Luck by Grace Paley. Taken from Jewish Short Stories from Eastern Europe and Beyond, a 10 CD set available from our store at GreatJewishBooks.com.
Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Grace Paley, Short Stories
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A short story by Sholem Aleichem, translated into English.
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Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Translation, Sholem Aleichem, Yiddish
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by Mikhail Krutikov
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series Der Nister (“The Recluse,” the literary pseudonym adopted by Pinkhes Kahanovich, 1884-1950) was the most enigmatic figure in modern Yiddish literature. Over the course of a dynamic career, he went from writing mystical, Symbolist stories to historical realism, and transformed himself from an obscure, mysterious artist into a communal activist. Living under the pressure of Stalin’s regime, he came to believe that the writer’s...
Topic: Yiddish literature
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by Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1888-1970
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יצחק מעצקער: "אויפן זיידנס פעלדער." געלייענט פון פרץ זילבערבערג די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער...
Topics: יצחק מעצקער, פרץ זילבערבערג, Original Release
משה קולבאק: "זעלמעניאנער." געלייענט פון לייב טענצער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: משה קולבאק, לייב טענצער, Original Release
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Sholem Aleichem: "Motl peysi dem khazns (Motl, the Cantor's Son)." Read by Leib Rubinov This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books) and...
Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Leib Rubinov
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by David Shneer
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series In 1919, the new Soviet state named Yiddish the “official language” of Soviet Jewry. To this day, Yiddish is still one of the state languages of Birobidzhan, the Jewish Autonomous Region of Russia. In the intervening years, Soviet Jewish culture-makers produced some of the most avant-garde, creative forms of Jewish culture anywhere in the world. At the same time, the Soviet state that had empowered them ended up destroying them and...
Topic: Jews, Soviet
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If Not Higher by I.L. Peretz. Taken from Jewish Short Stories from Eastern Europe and Beyond, a 10 CD set available from our store at GreatJewishBooks.com.
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Topics: Yiddish Book Center, I.L. Peretz, Short Stories
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Sholem Aleichem: "Tevye der milkhiker (Tevye the Dairyman)." Read by Shmuel Atzmon This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books) and digitized...
Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Shmuel Atzmon
מענדעלע מוכר ספרים: "די קליאטשע." געלייענט פון וואווע וויינשטיין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער...
Topics: מענדעלע מוכר ספרים, וואווע וויינשטיין, Original Release
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by י.י. זינגער
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by Joel Berkowitz, David Mazower, Caraid O'Brien
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Sholem Asch was Yiddish literature’s first modern celebrity, almost a one-man global brand. Born in Poland in 1880, he shot to fame in the 1900s thanks to acclaimed productions of his early plays in Polish, German, and Russian translation. One of the best-known Jewish public figures for over half a century, Asch’s prolific output of novels and plays included bestsellers in English translation and smash hits on the Yiddish stages of Warsaw and New York. The obscenity trial surrounding his...
Topic: Yiddish theater
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by אהרון מעגעד
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Symposium for English Language Jewish Writers (June 7th, 1964) Part 1 with Adele Wiseman, Ruth Roskies-Wisse, Melech Ravitch and Leonard Cohen This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Jewish Literature, English Literature, American Literature, Canadian Literature, Adele Wiseman,...
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by אבֿרהם קאַרפּינאָוויטש
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by שלום אַש
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בעלא שאגאל: "די ערשטע באגעגעניש." געלייענט פון צביה סערלין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: בעלא שאגאל, צביה סערלין, Original Release
ישראל יהושע זינגער: "די ברידער אשכנזי." געלייענט פון פרץ זילבערבערג די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער...
Topics: י.י. זינגער, פרץ זילבערבערג, Original Release
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by דוד בערגעלסאָן
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Annual Meeting of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal (March 31st, 1955) Part 2. With Dr. Lawrence Marwick, Yosl Berman, L Zucker, David Rome and Rivka Grossman This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Jewish Public Library of Montreal, Lawrence Marwick, Yosl Berman, L Zucker, David Rome, Rivka...
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Adele Wiseman: An Evening with Adele Wiseman Part 2 (November 19th, 1978) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Adele Wiseman, Canadian Literature, Jewish Literature in English, Jewish Literature
שלום עליכם: "געקליבענע דערציילונגען." געלייענט פון ריטא קארין און דוד ראגאוו די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות...
Topics: שלום עליכם, ריטא קארין, דוד ראגאוו, Original Release
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י.מ. ווייסענבערג: "א שטעטל." געלייענט פון צביה סערלין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: י.מ. ווייסענבערג, צביה סערלין, Original Release
Symposium for English Language Jewish Writers (June 7th, 1964) Part 2 with Adele Wiseman, Ruth Roskies-Wisse, Melech Ravitch and Leonard Cohen This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Jewish Literature, English Literature, American Literature, Canadian Literature, Adele Wiseman,...
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דוד בערגעלסאן: "ארום וואקזאל." געלייענט פון צביה סערלין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: דוד בערגעלסאן, צביה סערלין, Original Release
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by Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1888-1970
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שלום עליכם: "פון כתרילעווקע / פון קאסרילעווקע." געלייענט פון מלכה זוסמאן הובנער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות...
Topics: שלום עליכם, מלכה זוסמאן הובנער, Original Release
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by אבֿרהם סוצקעווער
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Barry Goldstein's Yiddish translation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has just been released. Aaron Lansky visits with Goldstein to learn how and why he took on the translation. You can purchase the book here: http://cart.booksite.com/4382/shop/der-hobit-the-hobbit/ Episode 51 December 18, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: Hobbit, Hobit, Yiddish Hobbit, Barry Goldstein, Yiddish translation, The Hobbit in Yiddish, Der...
Annual Meeting of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal (February 28th, 1954) Part 4 with Melech Ravitch, Rivka Grossman and David Rome This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Melech Ravitch, Rivka Grossman, David Rome, Jewish Public Library of Montreal
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Eric Byron joins us this week to speak about the Ellis Island sound archives, which include a collection of Yiddish phonographic recordings dating from the 1890s to 1930s. Byron shares the history of these recordings, which we were made for an audience of newly arrived immigrants, and cranks up his Victor phonograph to share a few treasures from the collection. Episode 0139 March 16, 2017 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: The Shmooze, Lisa Newman, Eric Byron, Ellis Island, Sound Archives, Vintage Audio, Yiddish
Sholem Aleichem: "Geklibene dertseylungen (Collected Stories)." Read by Rita Karin and David Rogow This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking...
Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Rita Karin, David Rogow
60 Years Since the Death of Sholem Aleichem Part 1 (December 11th, 1976) with Cecylia Serlin, Chana Gonshor, Rivka Augenfeld and Mindy Spiegel This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Yiddish Literature, Chana Gonshor, Jewish Public Library of Montreal, Rivka...
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Sholem Aleichem: "Fun Kasrilevke (From Kasrilevke)." Read by Malca Sussman Hubner This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books) and digitized...
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Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Malca Sussman Hubner
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This week Jeremy Dauber joins  The Shmooze  to talk about his recently published  American Comics: A History . The book tells t he sweeping story of cartoons, comic strips, and graphic novels and their century-long hold on the American imagination. Episode 318 January 20, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, MA
Topics: American Comics: A History, Jeremy Dauber, Golden Age of Comics, Yiddish Book Center podcast, Lisa...
Annual Meeting of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal (March 31st, 1955) Part 1. With Dr. Lawrence Marwick, Yosl Berman, L Zucker, David Rome and Rivka Grossman This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Jewish Public Library of Montreal, Lawrence Marwick, Yosl Berman, L Zucker, David Rome, Rivka...
Annual Meeting of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal (February 28th, 1954) Part 3 with Melech Ravitch, Rivka Grossman and David Rome This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Melech Ravitch, Rivka Grossman, David Rome, Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Annual Meeting of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal (February 28th, 1954) Part 2 with S. Abramson, Rivka Grossman, Rachel Eisenberg and Melech Ravitch This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Jewish Public Library of Montreal, S. Abramson, Rivka Grossman, Rachel Eisenberg, Melech Ravitch
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Adele Wiseman: An Evening with Adele Wiseman Part 1 (November 19th, 1978) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Adele Wiseman, Canadian Literature, Jewish Literature in English, Jewish Literature
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series The Jewish Metropolis: Warsaw and Vilna before the Holocaust  is a lecture series by Professor Samuel Kassow focusing on the history of two key cities in Ashkenazi Jewish history. Lecture 1 – Warsaw: The Making of a Jewish Metropolis The story of Jewish Warsaw from the mid-1800s until 1914 is a fascinating saga of the rise of a Jewish metropolis. In just a few decades, Warsaw became the largest Jewish community in Europe. It was a...
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60 Years Since the Death of Sholem Aleichem Part 2 (December 11th, 1976) with Cecylia Serlin, Chana Gonshor, Rivka Augenfeld and Mindy Spiegel This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Yiddish Literature, Chana Gonshor, Jewish Public Library of Montreal, Rivka...
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Jordan Kutzik, senior fellow at the Yiddish Book Center, is overseeing the restoration and remastering of some 1,000 hours of archival recordings of Yiddish writers. In an interview with Aaron Lansky, Kutzik shares stories about the amazing content he's finding on these historic tapes and the surprises he's encountering in the process. Episode 49 December 4, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: Jordan Kutzik, Aaron Lansky, Montreal, Jewish Public Library, Yiddish Book Center, Yiddish...
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Recorded live at the Yiddish Book Center on the hundredth anniversary of the death of Sholem Aleichem, two of the world's most engaging Yiddish scholars - Ruth R. Wisse, recently retired from Harvard, and her brother David Roskies, of Hebrew University and the Jewish Theological Seminary - retell, discuss, and debate their favorite Sholem Aleichem stories in a lively, freewheeling conversation.
Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Yiddish Book Center, Ruth Wisse, Ruth R. Wisse, David Roskies, Yiddish literature,...
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י.ל. פרץ: "חסידיש." געלייענט פון לייב טענצער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער ליטעראַטור. די...
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"The Shmooze" visited with Adam Immerwahr, artistic director of Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, to talk about Theater J's Yiddish Theater Lab. In our conversation, we learn about an upcoming virtual performance from Yiddish Theater Lab--a reading of "One of Those," an epic, proto-feminist drama written by Paula Prilutski and originally presented in Warsaw in 1912, adapted and translated by Allen Lewis Rickman (June 18). Episode 0262 June...
Topics: Yiddish theater, Theater J, Yiddish Theater Lab, Adam Immerwahr, The Shmooze, Yiddish Book Center...
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Yiddish theater is experiencing an almost renaissance, with new productions of old Yiddish plays hitting the stage for the first time in decades. The Digital Yiddish Theatre Project was founded in 2012 by experts in the field of Yiddish theater, from historians and literary scholars to performers and musicologists. Joel Berkowitz, one of the founders, talks about how the project began and how it aims to bring Yiddish theater, past and present, to contemporary audiences in new ways. Episode 0134...
Topics: Joel Berkowitz, Lisa Newman, The Shmooze, Podcast, Yiddish Theater, Digital Yiddish Theater Project
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This week on The Shmooze , we talk to Asaf Galay, award-winning director of films that examine modern Jewish culture and creativity. He has explored the magical literature and complex life of Isaac Bashevis Singer, celebrated ultra-Orthodox and queer Swedish pop music, and traced the development of comics and cartoons in the United States and Israel. His documentary The Adventures of Saul Bellow will be screened at the Yiddish Book Center and as part of the PBS American Masters series in...
Topics: Saul Bellow, Asaf Galay, documentary, Yiddish Book Center podcast, Lisa Newman
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by Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957
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Sholem Asch: "A shtetl." Read by Peretz Zilberberg This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books) and digitized and distributed by the Yiddish...
Topics: Sholem Asch, Peretz Zilberberg
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by Nadir, Moishe, 1885-1943
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This week Aaron updates us on the latest news: scanning Yiddish literature, learning Yiddish, Fellowship applications and oral history internship opportunities, and a sneak preview of our soon-to-be opened Discovery Gallery. Episode 7 February 2, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: Aaron Lansky, All Things Yiddish, alumni reunion, Great Jewish Books, OCR, technology, Yiddish,...
Melech Ravitch: 75th Jubilee December 14th 1968 with Dr. J Cage, Melech Ravitch, Rachel Auerbach and Moshe Starkman Part 1. This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Melech Ravitch, J Cage, Rachel Auerbach, Moshe Starkman, Yiddish Literature
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Author Anna Epstein visits with us from her home in Australia to talk about her recently published book about Yiddish poet Melekh Ravitsh. The book tells the story of Ravitsh's 1933 trek across the Australian outback in search of a homeland for the threatened Jews of Europe. Along the way, he took photographs, which inspired his son, Yosl Bergner, to create a series of paintings. Inspired by this wildly imaginative pair and their prescient recognition of the common fate of Indigenous...
Topics: Melekh Ravitsh, Melech Ravitch, Yosl Bergner, Anna Epstein, The Shmooze, Yiddish Book Center...
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Judy Batalion is the author of the recently released The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos, which illuminates the extraordinary history and accomplishments of brave Jewish women who became resistance fighters—a group of unknown heroes whose exploits have never been chronicled in full until now. She joins The Shmooze to talk about the amazing story behind the book, which began with the discovery of a Yiddish memoir. Episode 0295 April 8, 2021...
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series "Yiddish con Salsa: The Jews of Latin America" is a lecture series by Professor Ilan Stavans. The lectures address questions such as: Who are the Jews of Latin America? How have their lives and cultures been shaped by the history of Jews in Spain and Portugal, Russia and Poland? What is their place in the societies of South and Central America today? Lecture 1 – Jews and Latinos: Unlikely Partners An introduction to Jewish life...
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by Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1888-1970
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Dedication Ceremony for the Jewish Public Library of Montreal (October 4th, 1953) Part 1 with L. Winkler, Carl Goldenberg, Dr. Jean Bruchesi, W. Declaw, David Rome and Samuel Bronfman This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Jewish Public Library of Montreal, L. Winkler, Carl Goldenberg, W. Declaw, David Rome, Samuel...
Melech Ravitch: Evening with Melech Ravitch in Honor of the Publication of his Memoir "My Lexicon." (February 25th, 1958) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Melech Ravitch, Yiddish Literature
Melech Ravitch: Reception for Melech Ravitch Upon his Return from Israel Part 2 (June 28th, 1972) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
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Dora Wasserman Theater: The Ghetto Sings Part 1 (April 30th, 1977). Compiled by Iser Serlin This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish Music, Yiddish Music, Holocaust Music, Dora Wasserman Theater, Iser Serlin
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In a visit with Aaron Lansky we learn about new Yiddish-related technology, and get a recap of Yiddish Book Center events, from the Great Jewish Books summer program to Yidstock, an alumni reunion, and much more. Episode 38 August 14, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: Aaron Lansky, All Things Yiddish, alumni reunion, Great Jewish Books, OCR, technology, Yiddish,...
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Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
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