Kolya Borodulin, Dovid Braun, Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 201960 minutes

  • Interview with Kolya Borodulin, Director of Yiddish Programming at Workmen's Circle (Arbeter Ring). Check out all their Yiddish programming here: https://circle.org/what-we-do/yiddish-language/
  • Interview with Dovid Braun, Academic Director of the 2019 YIVO-Bard Summer Program, also known as the Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture. More info here: https://summerprogram.yivo.org/ NB: First deadline: International and Financial Aid Applicants: February 28, 2019
  • Valentine's Day, or Valentin-Tog, the secular holiday of romantic love, is celebrated throughout with playing and discussion of several love songs by our regular co-hosts Sholem Beinfeld and Leye (Lillian) Shporer-Leavitt.
  • Music:
    • In Di Vayse Yorn, words by Yosef Papernikov, performed by Chava Alberstein on her album Lemele (NMC, 2006)
    • Her nor du sheyn meydele, folk song, performed by Wolf Krakowski on his album Transmigrations: Gilgul (Kamea Records, 1996), accompanied Freydi Katz
    • Margaritkes, words by Zalmen Shneyer, performed by Chava Alberstein on her album Mike Burstein/Chava Alberstein: Yiddish Folk Songs (CBS, 1973)
    • Fisher Lid, words and music by Aliza Greenblatt, performed by Martha Schlamme on her album Favorite Yiddish Songs (MGM, 1963)
  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air date: February 13, 2019

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