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John Karlsson

John is a 57 year old teacher who works at a primary school in a small village in the southern part of Sweden. Apart from that, he has been studying part-time at Lund University, most recently taking up Yiddish and Jewish studies. In his spare time he translates from Yiddish to Swedish, takes walks in the forest with his son, or goes for a ride on his old bike for a couple of miles.

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Translating Birshteyn into Swedish: A Conversation with John Karlsson

John Karlsson

In this conversation the Yiddish translator John Karlsson from Sweden discusses his most recent project, a translation of Yosl Birshteyn stories into Swedish.

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