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Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Yiddish"

Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Yiddish"

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  • Schaechter-Gottesman, Beyle; Whitney, Christa (Yiddish Book Center; You Tube, 2016-02-29)
    A brief excerpt of an interview with Yiddish poet and songwriter, Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, in which she reminisces about her childhood experience attending the Sholem Aleichem Folk Shul in the Bronx, New York.. This ...
  • Geltner, Gail (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-01)
    A brief biography of Dora Wasserman, who played a dominant role in reviving Yiddish theater in Montreal. She established a permanent home for the Yiddish Theater at the Saidye Bronfman Center for the Arts,in Montreal. The ...
  • Wasserman, Dora (Yiddish Book Center, 2015-11)
    Jewish Russian folksongs performed by Dora Wasserman, originally performed at the Jewish Public Library in Montreal, and re-mastered and digitized by the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA . Click on the icons to listen ...
  • Columbia University Libraries (2016)
    An archive of spoken Yiddish containing 5,755 hours of taped interviews with Yiddish speakers collected between 1959 and 1972, and accompanying linguistic field notes.The speakers were from over 600 locations, with the ...
  • Petertz Centre (2018)
    Located in Vancouver, BC, the Peretz Centre was founded in 1945 as the Peretz Shule. Its founders were a varied group that included "apolitical persons as well as Labour Zionists, Socialists and Communists, that shared a ...
  • Butler, Isaac (Slate Magazine, 2019-10-21)
    An interview with Steven Skybell, who played Tevye in the revival of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Yiddish, directed by Joel Gray. Skybell and Isaac Butler discuss the differences between the original production of "Fiddler" ...
  • The Worker's Circle (The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring,The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, 2017)
    Founded as a national organization in 1900,originally as the Workmen's Circle (Der Arbeiter Ring in Yiddish), its mission was to support the needs of the flood of Jewish Immigrants from Eastern Europe. The Workmen's Circle ...
  • Margoliick, David (The New York Times, 1985-11-10)
    A New York Times article about the Workmen's Circle, written to commemorate the 85th year of its founding. Contains a description of its historical roots and the ways in which it has both changed and kept faith its founding ...
  • Yiddish Book Center (2017)
    A nonprofit organization located in Amherst, MA, dedicated to rescuing, preserving, disseminating and translating Yiddish literature, as well as offering educational programs aimed at enhancing understanding of Jewish life ...
  • Mark, Jonathan (The New York Jewish Week, 2018-05-30)
    An article about the Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center in the Bronx, NY. The Center used to be a Sholem Aleichem Sjule, an after-hours school that taught the Yiddish language and culture, and progressive values. It is currently ...
  • Yiddishkayt (Yiddishkayt, 2017)
    Web Site that views Yiddishkayt as the culture--language, art, music, political view--of the Jews who lived in Eastern Europe and settled in various places around the world. It explores their work, contributions and ...
  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (2017)
    YIVO is dedicated to fostering knowledge of Jewish life and culture, focusing particularly on the story of Eastern European Jews.It holds the largest archive in North America of primary resources on the Holocaust. YIVO ...

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