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Northern Voices: New Yiddish Song in Sweden

Eisen­berg reviews Shtoltse Lid­er, a mul­ti­me­dia stage show, with songs in Yid­dish and Eng­lish, and expla­na­tions and evo­ca­tions in Swedish, from Swedish duo Ida and Louise. 

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The Bais Yaakov Project: An Interview Between David Shneer, Basya Schechter and Naomi Seidman

An inter­view with Nao­mi Sei­d­man, Chan­cel­lor Jack­man Pro­fes­sor of the Human­i­ties at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, and Basya Schechter, musi­cian and founder of Pharoah’s Daugh­ter, who are work­ing on their com­pelling project called The Bais Yaakov project.

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A Jewish Folk Poet in Texas: Chaya Rochel Andres and the Yiddish South

Writ­ing Yid­dish poems and resist­ing assim­i­la­tion in the Dal­las Arbeter Ring 

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Translation from Yiddish: Whys and Wherefores

Zackary Sholem Berg­er reflects upon the round­table dis­cus­sion at AJS last Decem­ber that inspired this series, and on his own moti­va­tions as a trans­la­tor from Yid­dish and a writer in Eng­lish and Yiddish. 

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