Thanks to tonight's wonderful guests! They were all recorded on Wed Apr 29 2020, during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, during the day of Yom Haatzmaut in USA and Motzei (night after) Yom Haatzmaut in Israel.
יום העצמאות בשעת דער מגפֿה Yom Haatzmaut Amid COVID-19:
Esti (Jahr) Shnek - a Holocaust survivor living in Haifa, originally from Jasina, Czechoslovakia. In the interview Esti recounts that around this day 75 years ago she was in a subcamp of Dachau, and a few days later was finally liberated on May 1, 1945 by American soldiers.
Miriam Trinh - the new Editor of "Afn Shvel", the journal of the League for Yiddish, teacher of Yiddish through numerous institutions, including Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and founder and director of "YO - Yiddish-Ort", the new Yiddish cultural organization in Israel, which is preparing to teach an international Yiddish summer course through Zoom this summer of 2020.