Mark Edelman et al 75 Years Since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising for Yom HaShoah

Apr 12, 201861 minutes

  • Interview with Marek Edelman, who was the last commander of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising to have lived, from 1996 is re-aired.

  • Sholem Beinfeld, a regular contributor to the Yiddish Voice, co-Editor in Chief of the Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary, and Professor of History, Emeritus, Washington University, St. Louis, discusses the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising generally as well as certain historical controversies.

  • Mark (Motl) Murstein of Brookline, MA, originally from Poland, presents his own Yiddish translation of Zydom Polskim (Tsu Di Poylishe Yidn) by the late Polish poet Wladyslaw Broniewski, which was written in honor of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

  • Leon Weinstein and Natalie Gold: a Jewish father who fought in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of '43 and Warsaw Uprising of '44 recalls reuniting with his infant daughter, who'd been hidden in a convent, after the war. At the time of the interview, in 1913, he was 100 years old, and he's since passed away. His daughter, Natalie Gold, works as a psychologist and is active in the survivor and Jewish community in Los Angeles.

  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

  • Song: Zog Nit Keynmol, words by Hirsh Glick, music by Dimitri Pokrass, three recordings performed by: Emil Decamoron and his Orchestra; Shomon Yisraeli; and Sidor Belarski

Air Date: Apr 11 2018

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