Interviews

Interview

"I'm Doing my Best Here!": An Interview with Tomas Woodski on Yiddish Language Activism and Creativity

A wide-rang­ing con­ver­sa­tion about the sta­tus of Yid­dish in Swe­den, cre­at­ing new Yid­dish tele­vi­sion, pro­mot­ing Yid­dish, and the inter­con­nect­ed world of Yid­dish cul­tur­al activists.

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Reclaiming Aspects of the Jewish Past and Remixing Them: An Interview with Performance Artist Julie Weitz

Weaver inter­viewed Julie Weitz about her ongo­ing Doikayt project: A series of rit­u­al­is­tic, impro­vi­sa­tion­al per­for­mances at Jew­ish sites across East­ern Europe.

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Training for Yiddish Instructors Based in The Latest Pedagogy Research: An Interview with Asya Schulman and Sonia Bloom

Jes­si­ca Kirzane chats with Asya Schul­man and Sonia Bloom to learn about the whats, hows, and whys of the pro­grams for train­ing Yid­dish lan­guage instruc­tors through the Yid­dish Book Cen­ter: the Yid­dish Ped­a­gogy Fel­low­ship, the Yid­dish Ped­a­gogy Practicum, and Advanced Yid­dish class­es for Yid­dish teachers. 

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FENTSTER: A Window Gallery Exploring the Jewish Experience through Artists' Eyes

An inter­view with Cana­di­an pro­duc­er, cura­tor, and writer, Eve­lyn Tauben, about her found­ing of FENTSTER, a win­dow gallery in Toron­to that explores the Jew­ish expe­ri­ence through dozens of artists’ eyes

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Jewish Autobiographies in Polish Translation: An Interview with Joanna Degler

A inter­view dis­cussing a project to pub­lish crit­i­cal edi­tions, in Pol­ish, of 25 of the most impor­tant mem­oirs culled from a larg­er col­lec­tion of his­tor­i­cal Pol­ish Jew­ish mem­oirs and auto­bi­o­graph­i­cal sources.

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An Interview with Simon Starr of YID! on their new album, ZETS!

ZETS! is the sec­ond album of the Mel­bourne-based band, YID!

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"I salvage the shards": an interview with Polish poet Grzegorz Kwiatkowski

An inter­view with Pol­ish poet and musi­cian Grze­gorz Kwiatkowski.

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Toward Hopeful Skies: A Benefit Volume to Support Ukrainian Relief

This August, Nay­dus Press pub­lished Toward Hope­ful Skies, a trilin­gual (Yid­dish, Ukrain­ian, Eng­lish) vol­ume of two works of chil­dren’s poet­ry, as a ben­e­fit vol­ume to sup­port the refugee reset­tle­ment agency HIAS’s work with refugees from Ukraine.

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