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Prof. Yoshiji Hirose Presents: Prof. Setsuzo Kotsuji – The Unsung Japanese Hero Who Saved Thousands of Jews Recorded May 22, 2016
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The unsung Professor Setsuzo Kotsuji had a life-long fascination with Jewish culture and his heroic intervention during the Holocaust helped to ensure the lives of thousands of Jewish refugees. Talk by Prof. Yoshigi Hirose of Notre Dame Seishin University, Okayama, Japan. Recorded May 22, 2016.

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The revolutionary new English-Yiddish dictionary and the akshente (determined woman) who made it happen
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Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath, the Chief Editor of the new Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary talks about her journey to create such a landmark work. Gitl’s Dictionary talk

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Shane Baker: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Yiddish. Recorded June 12, 2016
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Yiddish But Forgot to Ask Your Bubbie: A Friendly Gentile’s Guide, with the dynamic Shane Baker, June 12, 2016, LA Central Library.

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Avrum Traiber Reads Itzik Manger. Recorded February 2, 2016
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Avrum Traiber, who was a member of “Undzer Grupe” LA Yiddish reading circle, reciting a poem by the famous Yiddish Bard Itzik Manger, in his beautiful Bessarabian Yiddish dialect which is now very rare.

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Drops of Joy – Poetry of Moshe Shklar Recorded February 17, 2013
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Venture through the works of LA’s own Award-Winning Yiddish Poet Moshe Shklar in an event that honors Shklar’s moving and inspiring works through readings, in Yiddish and English and some in Polish, with musical interludes. Recorded 2-17-13 at the Santa Monica Synagogue.

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Bella Bryks-Klein – In the Footsteps of My Father Recorded June 26, 2011
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Take a trip down memory lane with Executive Director of The Yiddish Cultural Center in Tel Aviv Bella Bryks-Klein as she retells the life of her father Rachmil Bryks, famous Yiddish author known for A Cat in the Ghetto. Recorded June 26,2011 at the Institute for Jewish Education, Los Angeles.

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Nahma Sandrow – Mamas, Children, and You on the Yiddish Stage Recorded June 6, 2010
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Being released for the first time, leading Yiddish Theatre expert, Nahma Sandrow gives a multimedia talk on the love affair of the Yiddish stage with mammas. Recorded 6/6/10 in LA.

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