Interviews

Interview

Between Translation and Tradaptation: An Interview with Daniel Kahn, Berlin, January 2017

Maranne Windsperg­er inter­views punk­folk artist Daniel Kahn about his approach­es to transadap­ta­tion and translation.

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In Search of “Berlin Grandfathers”: An Interview with Arndt Beck and Ella Ponizovsky-Bergelson

Eka­te­ri­na Kuznetso­va inter­views artists Arndt Beck and Ella Poni­zovsky-Bergel­son about their recent exhi­bi­tion of Yid­dish-relat­ed works in Berlin, Di far­bloyte fed­er | Berlin­er zeydes.”

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Memorializing the Holocaust in Electronic Music: An Interview with Francisco Dean

Jo Sabath talks with Fran­cis­co Dean about Dean’s Frilingdik Umbazigt: As the Spring Uncon­quered, an elec­tron­ic music piece memo­ri­al­iz­ing the Holo­caust that he com­posed and direct­ed with high school stu­dent musi­cians at the Chica­go Lab­o­ra­to­ry School.

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Communicating Jewish History in Poland Today

POLIN Muse­um of the His­to­ry of Pol­ish Jews was decades in the mak­ing and now tells the thou­sand year his­to­ry of Pol­ish Jews in the old heart of Jew­ish Warsaw. 

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Sitra Achra: Shterna Goldbloom on the Ones Who Don't Follow

Shter­na Gold­bloom dis­cuss­es pho­tog­ra­phy, com­mu­ni­ty, and mem­o­ry. Her sat­u­rat­ed, col­or­ful work cen­ters the lim­i­nal places where the holy and the mar­gin­al come together. 

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Seeking and Queering Utopia: A Chat About the Steiner Summer Yiddish Program

Queer­ness, reli­gion, and the oth­er in the Yid­dish Book Cen­ter’s Stein­er Sum­mer Yid­dish Program

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Remedy Before the Sickness: Eli Rosen on Translating Rhinoceros into Yiddish

Tova Ben­jamin talks with Eli Rosen, trans­la­tor of Rhi­noc­er­os, about fas­cism, Tal­mu­dic trac­tates, Yid­dish flu­en­cy, and going OTD.

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Art Against Fascism: Joshua Sobol on the Radical Possibilities of Yiddish Theater

Joshua Sobol speaks to Rachelle Gross­man about resis­tance through art and the future pos­si­bil­i­ties of Yid­dish theater. 

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Imagining a Dictionary for Solidarity: A Conversation with Artist Yevgeniy Fiks on Russian, Yiddish, and Transnational Queer Dialects

Anna Ele­na Tor­res talks with Yev­geniy Fiks about Inter­na­tion­al­ism, queer pol­i­tics, utopias and imag­i­nary map­ping, and Sovi­et Yiddish.

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