Interviews

Interview

Questioning the Authentic: An Interview with Zisl Slepovitch of Litvakus

Zisl Sle­povitch of the band Lit­vakus on klezmer, gath­er­ing sto­ries, and grow­ing up in Belarus. 

Interview

Dreams and Technicalities: Birobidzhan Reimagined in Song

Lis­ten to a con­tem­po­rary rethink­ing of Biro­bidzhan, the longed-for but most­ly imag­i­nary Jew­ish ter­ri­to­r­i­al project.

Interview

Alternative Futures of the Past: An Interview with Daniel Kahn

Daniel Kahn talks about his musi­cal influ­ences, how all of his lan­guages inter­act with each oth­er in his songs, and what it means to tradapt” a song across lan­guages and time.

Interview

Digital Futures: The Great Hope of Yiddish OCR

Refoyl Finkel talks to In geveb about mak­ing dig­i­tized Yid­dish texts searchable.

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Ironic Inversions: Rare Soviet Yiddish Songs of WWII

At the inter­na­tion­al sym­po­sium Glob­al Yid­dish Cul­ture: 1938 – 1949,” singer-song­writer Psoy Korolenko and Pro­fes­sor Anna Shtern­shis brought to life lost Yid­dish songs of the Holo­caust in an all-new con­cert and lec­ture program. 

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