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A collection of audio books, recorded programs and multimedia resources from the Yiddish Book Center. Now featuring selections from the Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library and the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books, produced by the Yiddish Book Center in cooperation with the Jewish Public Library of Montreal . The Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library can be subscribed to as a podcast as well . Please note that some of the titles embedded in the tracks are not yet compat...



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שלום עליכם: "טביה דער מילכיקער." געלייענט פון שמואל עצמון די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: שלום עליכם, שמואל עצמון, Original Release
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series The Jewish Metropolis: Warsaw and Vilna before the Holocaust  is a lecture series by Professor Samuel Kassow focusing on the history of two key cities in Ashkenazi Jewish history. Lecture 1 – Warsaw: The Making of a Jewish Metropolis The story of Jewish Warsaw from the mid-1800s until 1914 is a fascinating saga of the rise of a Jewish metropolis. In just a few decades, Warsaw became the largest Jewish community in Europe. It was a...
Topic: Jewish History
שלום עליכם: "מאטל פייסי דעם חזנס." געלייענט פון לייב רובינאוו די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: שלום עליכם, לייב רובינאוו, Original Release
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by Ilan Stavans
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series "Yiddish con Salsa: The Jews of Latin America" is a lecture series by Professor Ilan Stavans. The lectures address questions such as: Who are the Jews of Latin America? How have their lives and cultures been shaped by the history of Jews in Spain and Portugal, Russia and Poland? What is their place in the societies of South and Central America today? Lecture 1 – Jews and Latinos: Unlikely Partners An introduction to Jewish life...
Topic: Jews, Spanish
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by שלום אַש
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by קאַדיע מאָלאָדאָווסקי
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י.ל. פרץ: "חסידיש." געלייענט פון לייב טענצער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער ליטעראַטור. די...
Topics: י.ל. פרץ, לייב טענצער, Original Release
דוד בערגעלסאן: "ארום וואקזאל." געלייענט פון צביה סערלין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: דוד בערגעלסאן, צביה סערלין, Original Release
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by Tsanin, M. (Mordekhai), 1906-
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by י.י. זינגער
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by Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917
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בעלא שאגאל: "די ערשטע באגעגעניש." געלייענט פון צביה סערלין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: בעלא שאגאל, צביה סערלין, Original Release
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by אהרון מעגעד
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ישראל יהושע זינגער: "די ברידער אשכנזי." געלייענט פון פרץ זילבערבערג די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער...
Topics: י.י. זינגער, פרץ זילבערבערג, Original Release
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The Shmooze caught up with Yiddish translator Arun Viswanath to learn about the story of his work translating "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" into Yiddish. Over the course of our conversation, we chat about what drew Arun to translating "Harry Potter" and learn about some of the challenges he faced in translating this work--from character names to magical places. Episode 0247 February 13, 2020 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", Yiddish translation, Arun Viswanath, The...
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by David Shneer
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series In 1919, the new Soviet state named Yiddish the “official language” of Soviet Jewry. To this day, Yiddish is still one of the state languages of Birobidzhan, the Jewish Autonomous Region of Russia. In the intervening years, Soviet Jewish culture-makers produced some of the most avant-garde, creative forms of Jewish culture anywhere in the world. At the same time, the Soviet state that had empowered them ended up destroying them and...
Topic: Jews, Soviet
שלום עליכם: "פון כתרילעווקע / פון קאסרילעווקע." געלייענט פון מלכה זוסמאן הובנער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות...
Topics: שלום עליכם, מלכה זוסמאן הובנער, Original Release
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Episode Four: "A friend asked me: “Why don't you write a comedy sometime? Surely you must hear a lot of funny stories in court.” I agreed with him, but it is difficult. Court is a building of tears and misfortune; There is where your soul stripped naked. There, even the comedies are tragedies..." April 25, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?"  is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These...
Topic: #WhoIsGuilty?" #Sarah B. Smith #Dan Setzer #Yiddish Book Center #Yiddish #Translation...
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by ניסן ברוסילאָוו
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יוסף אפאטאשו: "א ראמאן פון א פערד-גנב." געלייענט פון סידני ליפסי די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער...
Topics: יוסף אפאטאשו, סידני ליפסי, Original Release
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Recorded live at the Yiddish Book Center on the hundredth anniversary of the death of Sholem Aleichem, two of the world's most engaging Yiddish scholars - Ruth R. Wisse, recently retired from Harvard, and her brother David Roskies, of Hebrew University and the Jewish Theological Seminary - retell, discuss, and debate their favorite Sholem Aleichem stories in a lively, freewheeling conversation.
Topics: Sholem Aleichem, Yiddish Book Center, Ruth Wisse, Ruth R. Wisse, David Roskies, Yiddish literature,...
Saul Bellow: Lecture on American Literature Part 2, (November 9th, 1968) with Benjamin Harshav This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Saul Bellow, Benjamin Harshav, American Literature
י.ל. פרץ: "פאלקסטימלעכע געשיכטן." געלייענט פון לייב טענצער, ליבע אויגנפעלד, און שרה דרעשער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע...
Topics: י.ל. פרץ, לייב טענצער, ליבע אויגנפעלד, שרה דרעשער, Original...
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מענדעלע מוכר ספרים: "די קליאטשע." געלייענט פון וואווע וויינשטיין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער...
Topics: מענדעלע מוכר ספרים, וואווע וויינשטיין, Original Release
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Yiddish Book Center's Audio Tour (Stop 5) narrated by Mikhl Yashinsky.
Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Audio Tour, Narration, Mikhl Yashinsky
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Jewish Music Festival Part 3 (July 28th, 1955) with Dr. Isadore Freed and Walter Joachim This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Isadore Freed, Walter Joachim, Jewish Music
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by Ruth Wisse
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series I. L. Peretz: Classic and Contemporary  is a downloadable lecture series by Professor Emerita Ruth Wisse of Harvard University and Professor Justin Cammy of Smith College. A century after his death in 1915, I. L. Peretz remains one of the modern Jewish writers to whom we continually return—not out of a sense of duty to the past, but because of what his work tells us about ourselves. This course explores some of Peretz's liveliest...
Topic: Yiddish literature
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by אבֿרהם קאַרפּינאָוויטש
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משה קולבאק: "זעלמעניאנער." געלייענט פון לייב טענצער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: משה קולבאק, לייב טענצער, Original Release
אונדזער גארטן: לייענונג פון אמעריקאנישער יידישער פאעזיע ביי מעגיל-אוניווערסיטעט. 1971 די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז פֿון דער קאָלעקציע פֿון דער ייִדישער פֿאָלקס-ביבליאָטעק פֿון מאָנטרעאַל. דער ייִדישער ביכער-צענטער האָט דיגיטאַליזירט און באַנײַט די רעקאָרדירונג װי אַ טײל...
Topics: יידישע פאלקס-ביבליאטעק פון מאנטרעאל, אונדזער גארטן
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On The Shmooze this week: Sebastian Schulman, executive director of KlezKanada, previews what’s in store for KlezKanada 2021 (August 23–29). KlezKanada was founded in 1996 to teach, nurture, and present to a broad public the best of Jewish traditional arts and Yiddish culture. In our conversation, we talk about how KlezKanada’s programs foster Jewish cultural and artistic creativity worldwide as both an ethnic heritage and a constantly evolving contemporary culture and identity. Episode...
Topics: KlezKanada, Sebastian Schulman, Yiddish music, Yiddish Book Center podcast, Lisa Newman
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by Tsanin, M. (Mordekhai), 1906-
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Part of the Yiddish Book Center's Online Lecture Series While often over-shadowed by the popularity and longevity of their younger brother Isaac Bashevis, both I.J. Singer and Esther Singer Kreitman were significant Yiddish authors in their own right. In these lectures, Yiddish literary scholar Anita Norich explores the three siblings’ different views of Jewish life and of Jews’ place in the world. LECTURES Lecture 1 – Conversations with I.B. Singer's son, Israel Zamir, and his family...
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Heinrich Heine: "The Sabbath Princess." Translation: Hayyim Nahman Bialik. Read by Leib Rubinov This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books)...
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Topics: Heinrich Heine, Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Leib Rubinov
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by מנחם באָרײשאָ
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Joseph Opatoshu Evening (January 23rd, 1955) Part 2 with Israel Rabinovitch, Rachel Korn, Chava Berliner and Israel Gonshor This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Joseph Opatoshu, Israel Rabinovitch, Rachel Korn, Chava Berliner, Israel Gonshor
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by Glatstein, Jacob, 1896-1971
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Jacob Glatstein Interviewed by Abraham Tabachnick Part 1 This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Topics: Jacob Glatstein, Abraham Tabachnick, Yiddish, Yiddish Literature, Yiddish Poetry
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Episode Two: "A quiet excitement was evident in the court house this early morning. One said to the other: “Today an eleven-year-old child will send his father to the electric chair! Today a child with testify before a judge how his brutal father murdered his mother..." April 10, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?"  is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These recordings are based on newspaper...
Topic: #WhoIsGuilty?" #Sarah B. Smith #Dan Setzer #Yiddish Book Center #Yiddish #Translation...
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Yiddish Book Center's Audio Tour (Stop 1) narrated by Mikhl Yashinsky. 
Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Audio Tour, Narration, Mikhl Yashinsky
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This week The Shmooze visited with Ilan Stavans, co-editor of How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish —a Great Jewish Books Club 2022 selection. In conversation we talk about this momentous and diverse anthology of the influences and inspirations of Yiddish voices in America—radical, dangerous, and seductive but also “sweet, generous, and full of life.” Episode 324 March 27, 2022 Amherst, MA
Topics: Ilan Stavans, Josh Lambert, Yiddish culture, How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed...
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Sholem Asch was Yiddish literature’s first modern celebrity, almost a one-man global brand. Born in Poland in 1880, he shot to fame in the 1900s thanks to acclaimed productions of his early plays in Polish, German, and Russian translation. One of the best-known Jewish public figures for over half a century, Asch’s prolific output of novels and plays included bestsellers in English translation and smash hits on the Yiddish stages of Warsaw and New York. The obscenity trial surrounding his...
Topic: Yiddish theater
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Episode Seven: "The accused seemed very familiar to me. Where do I know him from? The question hammered in my head the whole time he stood waiting for his turn..." May 16, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?" is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These recordings are based on newspaper reporter Sarah B. Smith’s serialized pieces which covered New York city's courtrooms. Due to the space...
Topic: #WhoIsGuilty?" #Sarah B. Smith #Dan Setzer #Yiddish Book Center #Yiddish #Translation...
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Barry Goldstein's Yiddish translation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has just been released. Aaron Lansky visits with Goldstein to learn how and why he took on the translation. You can purchase the book here: http://cart.booksite.com/4382/shop/der-hobit-the-hobbit/ Episode 51 December 18, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Topics: Hobbit, Hobit, Yiddish Hobbit, Barry Goldstein, Yiddish translation, The Hobbit in Yiddish, Der...
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We visit with translator Helen Mintz to speak about how four stories from her translation of Vilna My Vilna: Stories by Abraham Karpinowitz (Syracuse University Press) have been adapted by Stephen Aberle and will be presented as a staged reading by Western Gold, a Vancouver theater company, November 28 to December 6, 2021. Episode 313 November 18, 2021 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, MA
Topics: Abraham Karpinowitz, Vilna My Vilna, Yiddish translation, staged reading, Helen Mintz, Stephen...
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Zeke Levine takes The Shmooze into the Yiddish Book Center's vault to explore the Center's Yiddish sheet music collection. Zeke's fellowship responsibilities include cataloguing the collection, and in the process of his work he's uncovered some interesting finds, including two of his favorites - sheet music of Abi Gezunt , from the film Mamele starring Molly Picon, and a piece from the 1960s about Der Sputnik by Sam Liptzin. As Zeke continues his tour, he discusses both individual pieces as...
Topics: Yiddish sheet music, Hebrew Music Publishing, Metro Music, Yiddish Book Center podcast, The...
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Episode One: "When the “murder” occurred, the newspapers were full of a police scandal that captured the attention of almost the whole country..." April 5, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?"  is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These recordings are based on newspaper reporter Sarah B. Smith’s serialized pieces which covered New York city's courtrooms. Due to the space constraints of a...
Topic: #WhoIsGuilty?" #Sarah B. Smith #Dan Setzer #Yiddish Book Center #Yiddish #Translation...
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Yiddish Book Center's Audio Tour (Stop 2) narrated by Mikhl Yashinsky.
Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Audio Tour, Narration, Mikhl Yashinsky
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This week Jeremy Dauber joins  The Shmooze  to talk about his recently published  American Comics: A History . The book tells t he sweeping story of cartoons, comic strips, and graphic novels and their century-long hold on the American imagination. Episode 318 January 20, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, MA
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The Shmooze caught up with Rachelle Grossman, the Yiddish Book Center’s Bibliography and Collections Manager, to speak about her new role at the Center. Rachelle is a specialist in Yiddish print culture and is completing a doctorate in comparative literature at Harvard University. Prior to joining the Center, she lived in Warsaw, where she researched postwar Yiddish publishing. Rachelle shared some stories about the Center’s rare books and new discoveries, and she spoke about her interest...
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Melissa Weisz, Malky Goldman, and Rachel Botchan join us on The Shmooze to talk about their upcoming performance of Di Froyen (The Women) , based on the play Women’s Minyan by Naomi Ragen, adapted for the New Yiddish Rep by Weisz and Goldman, and directed by Botchan. The play is a one-act drama of an abused Orthodox Jewish wife who is being kept from her children. In conversation the women talk about the role of Yiddish in their work and the universality of the story. Our conversation touches...
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Aaron Bendich is the twenty-seven-year-old behind “Borscht Beat,” a new Yiddish music show on WJFF Radio Catskill, the public radio station for the Catskills and Northeast Pennsylvania. He tells us how his latest radio show was inspired by his grandfather Max Bendich, who was the son of Jewish immigrants from present-day Ukraine and had a lifelong interest in Yiddish and American folk music. Aaron also talks about his growing collection of Yiddish and Jewish LPs and other media that he...
Topics: Aaron Bendich, Yiddish radio, Catskills, Max Bendich, Borscht Beat, Yiddish Book Center podcast,...
ישראל יהושע זינגער: "דערציילונגען." געלייענט פון שרה דרעשער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
Topics: י.י. זינגער, שרה דרעשער, Original Release
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I.L. Peretz: "Khosidish (Hasidic Tales)." Read by Leib Tencer This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books) and digitized and distributed by...
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Episode Six: "He is a gangster and she is his girlfriend. He steals and she keeps the loot. He shoots and she keeps the revolver. He watches out for himself and she helps him..." May 8, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?" is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These recordings are based on newspaper reporter Sarah B. Smith’s serialized pieces which covered New York city's courtrooms. Due to the...
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Episode Eight: " It was all about a mere twenty-two dollars..." May 23, 2022 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts "Who is Guilty?" is an episodic radiocast produced by the Yiddish Book Center and read by Eleanor Reissa. These recordings are based on newspaper reporter Sarah B. Smith’s serialized pieces which covered New York city's courtrooms. Due to the space constraints of a newspaper column, each story had to be short, and as Dan Setzer, the translator of these...
Topic: #WhoIsGuilty?" #Sarah B. Smith #Dan Setzer #Yiddish Book Center #Yiddish #Translation...
מלך ראוויטש: "דאס מעשה–בוך פון מיין לעבן" און "מיין לעקסיקאן." געלייענט פון צביה סערלין די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע...
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Ruth Zuckerbrod and Elliott Isban join The Shmooze to talk about their father Samuel Isban, a Yiddish writer and journalist and author of the newly translated “Illegal” Jews Part the Seas . Veteran newspaperman Samuel Isban accepts an assignment from the New York newspaper Der Morgn Zhurnal to report on Aliya Bet, the clandestine mission to smuggle Jewish refugees past the British blockade into Palestine. What follows is an eyewitness account from aboard a ramshackle vessel manned by a crew...
Topics: Samuel Isban, Aliya Bet, Yiddish translation, Yiddish Book Center podcast, Lisa Newman
שלום אש: "דער תהילים-ייד." געלייענט פון בלומע פאגעלגארן די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז אַ טײל פֿון דער ביבליאָטעק פֿון ייִדיש-רעדנדיקע ביכער א''נ פֿון שמואל ראָהר, אַ סעריע רעקאָרדירטע ביכער און דערצײלונגען װאָס האַלט אין זיך די סאַמע גרעסטע אוצרות פֿון דער ייִדישער...
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Israel Joshua Singer: "East of Eden." (Comrade Nachman). Part 10. Read by Bluma Fogelgarn  This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books) and...
Topics: Israel Joshua Singer, Bluma Fogelgarn