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.
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.
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.
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.