This is a special "Shloyshim" (memorial) program for Hasia Segal z"l, co-founder and co-host of the Yiddish Voice, who died January 16, 2017. Participants in the show include Rivke Basman Ben-Haim, Hankus Netsky, Ruth Shulman, Esther Ritchie, Iosif Lakhman, Dovid Braun, Sholem Beinfeld, and Mark David. Rivke Basman Ben-Haim, a world-renowned Yiddish poet and a good friend of Hasia's, presents a new, original poem that she composed specially for this occasion. Hankus Netsky is the founder of the Klezmer Conservatory Band and a leader in preserving and reviving Yiddish music, language, and culture. Shulman and Ritchie are Hasia's daughters. Lakhman, Braun, Beinfeld, and David are regular participants on the Yiddish Voice.
Original air date: Feb. 15, 2017
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