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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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