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Interviews and lecture excerpts on scholarly topics, including literature and history, with a focus on the New York Yiddish world. (Primarily in Yiddish.)

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Interviews and lecture excerpts on scholarly topics, including literature and history, with a focus on the New York Yiddish world. (Primarily in Yiddish.)

    Enriching Jewish Life with Yiddish (1968)

    Enriching Jewish Life with Yiddish (1968)

    A conference explores introducing American Jewry to Yiddish culture and literature.

    When Uriel Weinreich's Dictionary Was New (1968)

    When Uriel Weinreich's Dictionary Was New (1968)

    The famous Yiddish-English English-Yiddish dictionary and is significance.

    Shmuel Lapin on YIVO (1968)

    Shmuel Lapin on YIVO (1968)

    A glimpse of YIVO almost 50 years ago.

    Which Way for Traditional Jewish Learning in America? (1968)

    Which Way for Traditional Jewish Learning in America? (1968)

    A 1968 conference paper contemplates the future of advanced yeshiva studies in America.

    Historian Isaiah Trunk on Holocaust Research (1968)

    Historian Isaiah Trunk on Holocaust Research (1968)

    And remarks about the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

    Jacob Glatstein on Mendele (1968)

    Jacob Glatstein on Mendele (1968)

    A live recording of a lecture on Yiddish literature delivered at YIVO’s 42nd Annual Conference in 1968.

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