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6 edition of Yiddish in Canada found in the catalog.

Yiddish in Canada

the death of a language

by Jack Thiessen

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Published by Schuster in Leer .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Yiddish language -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 91-94.

      StatementJack Thiessen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPJ5119.C3 T5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5230782M
      ISBN 103796300405
      LC Control Number75300808

        Editors Stavans (Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities, Latin American and Latino Culture, Amherst Coll.; Angelitos) and Lambert (Dir., Yiddish Book Center) present an anthology of Yiddish culture and how it has influenced American culture in the process. As Jewish immigrants from Eastern and Central Europe arrived in the United States and Brand: Restless Books.   No one can say it better than Leo Rosten whose subtitle to "Joys" reads: "A relaxed lexicon of Yiddish, Hebrew and Yinglish words often encountered in English, plus dozens that ought to be, with serendipitous excursions into Jewish humor, habits, holidays, history, religion, ceremonies, folklore, and cuisine, the whole generously garnished with stories, anecdotes, epigrams, Talmudic /5(58).

      A collection of audio books, recorded programs and multimedia resources from the Yiddish Book featuring selections from the Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library and the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books, produced by the Yiddish Book Center in cooperation with the Jewish Public Library of Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library can be . Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 2, results for Books: Yiddish .

      the yiddish book center's Wexler Oral History Project A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity. "A wide-ranging, eclectic anthology of work by Yiddish writers. Stavans and Yiddish Book Center academic director Lambert have assembled an impressive collection of essays, fiction, drama, memoir, poetry, cartoons, and interviews, all showing how 'Yiddish is so deeply woven into the fabric of the United States that it can sometimes be difficult to recognize how much it has transformed the Released on: Janu


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