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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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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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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...
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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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Episode Five: "When her trial for assaulting her husband began, everyone knew that she shot him. She, herself, had admitted that she aimed the revolver at his chest, and she was really sorry that the bullet didn't kill him..." May 3, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?" is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These recordings are based on newspaper reporter Sarah B. Smith’s serialized pieces which...
Topic: #WhoIsGuilty?" #Sarah B. Smith #Dan Setzer #Yiddish Book Center #Yiddish #Translation...
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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
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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 י.י. זינגער
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Episode Four: "A friend asked me: “Why don't you write a comedy sometime? Surely you must hear a lot of funny stories in court.” I agreed with him, but it is difficult. Court is a building of tears and misfortune; There is where your soul stripped naked. There, even the comedies are tragedies..." April 25, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?"  is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These...
Topic: #WhoIsGuilty?" #Sarah B. Smith #Dan Setzer #Yiddish Book Center #Yiddish #Translation...
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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
שלום אש: "דער תהילים-ייד." געלייענט פון בלומע פאגעלגארן 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 אש, בלומע פאגעלגארן, 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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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,...
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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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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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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by Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917
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by Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1888-1970
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שלום אש: "דריי שטעט: פעטערבורג." געלייענט פון בלומע פאגעלגארן 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 אש, בלומע פאגעלגארן, Original Release
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
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by שלום אַש
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by Tsanin, M. (Mordekhai), 1906-
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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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by Trunk, Yeḥiel Yeshaia, 1887-1961
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by ש. זיגעלבוים
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by Hofer, Jechiel
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by Raboy, Isaac, 1882-1944
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I.L. Peretz: "Folkstimlekhe geshikhtn (Folktales)." Read by Leib Tencer, Liba Augenfeld, and Sara Dresher 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...
Topics: Isaac Leib Peretz, Leib Tencer, Liba Augenfeld, Sara Dresher
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by Peretz, Isaac Leib, 1851 or 1852-1915
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I.L. Peretz: "Khosidish (Hasidic Tales)." Read by Leib Tencer 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...
Topics: Isaac Leib Peretz, Leib Tencer
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by יוסף אָקרוטני
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by דוד בערגעלסאָן
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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...
י.ל. פרץ: "דריי מתנות און אנדערע דערציילונגען." געלייענט פון מרים קרעסין 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...
Topics: י.ל. פרץ, מרים קרעסין, Original Release
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Award-winning author Shirley Vernick joins The Shmooze to talk about Ripped Away , her latest book, which is based on real historical events, including the Jack the Ripper crimes, the inquests, and the accusations against immigrants. The story’s main character, Abe Pearlman, wanders into fortune teller’s shop for a little diversion. The fortune teller reveals that Abe may be able to save someone’s life— and from there readers time travel to the world of Jewish Victorian London. Episode...
Topics: Shirley Reva Vernick, Ripped Away, Jewish London, Yiddish Book Center’s podcast, Lisa Newman
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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...
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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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Sholem Asch: "Der Tilim-Yid (The Psalm Jew / Salvation)." Read by Bluma Fogelgarn 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 Asch, Bluma Fogelgarn
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by Wasserman, Dora, 1919-2003
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Dora Wasserman Sings Russian-Jewish Folksongs Part 1 (November 1955) 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: Dora Wasserman, Yiddish Music, Yiddish Folksongs, Yiddish Theater
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
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by אבֿרהם קאַרפּינאָוויטש
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Over the course of his decades-long career, Bob Dylan has produced some of the most powerful political songs of the era. Born Robert Allen Zimmerman, he grew up in a traditional Jewish family in Hibbing, Minnesota. Seth Rogovoy, author of Bob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet, joins us to talk about Dylan's Jewish roots and how he went from leading sing-alongs at summer camp to becoming one of the most important voices of his generation and winning a Nobel Prize. Episode 0135 February 17, 2017...
Topics: Seth Rogovoy, Lisa Newman, Yiddish Book Center, The Shmooze, Bob Dylan, Jewish Music
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The story behind the newly released Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary Professor Solon Beinfeld and Dr. Harry Bochner, editors of the new Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary, visit with Aaron Lansky and share the story behind their soon-to-be-released dictionary. Episode 46 November 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst Massachusetts
Topics: Tune in! Solon Beinfeld, Harry Bochner, Yiddish Dictionary, Yiddish-English Dictionary, Aaron...
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series Lecture 1 – Breaking Silences  Yiddish women writers have been known primarily as poets. Why? What is it about poetry or about Yiddish that has encouraged this view? What else did they write? Often, they wrote about the urge to speak, to be heard, to refuse others’ expectations of them. Lecture 2 – What’s Love Got to Do with It? Women’s writing about love is often—perhaps surprisingly—erotic, unsentimental, addressed to men,...
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by Segalowitch, Zusman, 1884-1949
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by י. אָפּאַטאָשו
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by שלום אַש
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This week, Brett Sokol, journalist, arts editor, and co-founder and editor of the recently published "Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South Beach 1977–1980," visits with The Shmooze. In our conversation, he discusses what drew photographer Andy Sweet to document South Beach's vibrant Jewish community in the late 1970s, capturing the community's daily rhythms in all their beach-strolling, cafeteria-noshing, and klezmer-dancing glory. "A Shtetl in the Sun," an exhibit of...
Topics: "Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South Beach 1977–1980", Jewish community, Brett Sokol,...
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by ניסן ברוסילאָוו
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by י.י. זינגער
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דארע וואסערמאן זינגט רוסיש-יידישע פאלקסלידער ערשטער טייל, נאוועמבער 1955 די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז פֿון דער קאָלעקציע פֿון דער ייִדישער פֿאָלקס-ביבליאָטעק פֿון מאָנטרעאַל. דער ייִדישער ביכער-צענטער האָט דיגיטאַליזירט און באַנײַט די רעקאָרדירונג װי אַ טײל פֿונעם...
Topics: דארע וואסערמאן, יידישע מוזיק, יידישע פאלקסלידער,...
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In a conversation with filmmakers Alix Wall and Marc Smolowitz, we learn about their collaboration on "The Lonely Child". Their film will tell the story of Yiddish poet Shmerke Kaczerginski's song, "Dos Elnte Kind", or "The Lonely Child" which he wrote for Alix's grandmother in 1943 while she was in the Vilna Ghetto. Alix's vision for the film is "to engage those keeping the song alive in a dialogue, exploring the central question: just what is our...
Topics: Alix Wall, Marc Smolowitz, The Lonely Child, Kaczerginski, Vilna Ghetto song, The Shmooze, Yiddish...
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series The World of Yiddish Theater is a lecture series by Debra Caplan, assistant professor of theater at Baruch College, CUNY. Professor Caplan will be your guide in this entrée into the history of Yiddish theater and dramatic literature, from early works and Purim plays to the "Father of Yiddish Theater," Avrom Goldfaden; from Yiddish theater’s arrival in America to its modernist turn in Europe between the two World Wars. Lecture...
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יוסף אפאטאשו: "א ראמאן פון א פערד-גנב." געלייענט פון סידני ליפסי 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: יוסף אפאטאשו, סידני ליפסי, Original Release
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Sebastian Schulman visits with scholar and author Dr. Jess Olson to learn about Olson's newly published book "Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity." Episode 66 June 18, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: Dr. Jess Olson, Nathan Birnbaum, Jewish Modernity, Sebastian Schulman
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Brooklyn-based writer and director Rachel Fleit shares the story behind her latest film, Gefilte . Each year, the Hermelin family of Detroit comes together to celebrate Passover, and central to their seder meal is the family's homemade gefilte fish. As Fleit notes, "While simple on the surface, Gefilte is filled with history and meaning-just like the recipe itself, which includes a stuffing of fish, salt, vegetables and egg." Episode 0181 April 5, 2018 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, MA
Topics: Rachel Fleit, gefilte fish, Hermelin family, Passover, Yiddish Book Center podcast, The Shmooze,...
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This week we visit with Dr. Sheva Zucker to talk about her latest book. The Golden Peacock is a bilingual edition that includes the work of Yiddish writers Yankev Glatshteyn, Celia Dropkin, H. Leivick, Aron Glanz-Leyeles, Yente Mash, Kadya Molodowsky, Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, Sholem Aleichem, Yekhiel Shraibman, and Avrom Sutzkever. The print edition includes companion digital recordings of the writers reading from their poetry and prose. Presented as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s 2022...
Topics: The Golden Peacock, Sheva Zucker, Yiddish bilingual, writers reading, Yiddish Book Center podcast,...
Joseph Opatoshu Evening (January 23rd 1955) Part 1 with Israel Rabinovitch, Rachel Korn, Chava Berliner and Israel Gonshor 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: Joseph Opatoshu, Israel Rabinovitch, Rachel Korn, Chava Berliner, Israel Gonshor
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שלום אש: "א שטעטל." 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 ייִדישער ליטעראַטור. די...
Topics: שלום אש, פרץ זילבערבערג, Original Release
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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...
Topics: י.ל. פרץ, לייב טענצער, Original Release
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Heinrich Heine: "The Sabbath Princess." Translation: Hayyim Nahman Bialik. 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)...
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Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter: "Language Culture and Culture Language" (March 18, 1972) 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: Jewish Public Library of Montreal, Mordkhe Schaechter
י.ל. פרץ: "פאלקסטימלעכע געשיכטן." געלייענט פון לייב טענצער, ליבע אויגנפעלד, און שרה דרעשער 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...
Topics: י.ל. פרץ, לייב טענצער, ליבע אויגנפעלד, שרה דרעשער, Original...
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In the wake of the Ottoman Empire, Jews living in Salonica were forced to reimagine their communities and rethink their place in the newly formed nation-state of Greece. Devin Naar joins us this week to speak about his new book, Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece, and about how access to previously confiscated archives helped to inform his understanding of these communities. Episode 0127 December 6, 2016 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: The Shmooze, Lisa Newman, Ottoman Empire, Salonica, Sephardi Jews, Devin Naar
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series Sholem Aleichem: A Life in Fact and Fiction is a lecture series by Professor Jeremy Dauber, the Atran Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture in the Department of Germanic Languages at Columbia University, specializing in Yiddish and Jewish literature, American Jewish culture and American studies.  Sholem Aleichem's stories are some of the most remarkable and beloved in Yiddish literature. Yet few know the writer’s...
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Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish, Issac Bashevis-Singer, Yiddish