Dovid Braun on 2020 YIVO Summer Program Amid COVID-19; Sholem Beinfeld on Yiddish Proverbs
In the first part of our show, hear Dovid Braun talk about the amazing
2020 YIVO Yiddish Summer Program, interviewed by Sholem
Beinfeld. And in the last part of the show, hear Sholem Beinfeld
read and interpret selections from the book יידישע שפּריכווערטער
און רעדענסארטען (Yidishe Shprikhverter un Redensartn), by Ignats
Bernshteyn, originally published in Warsaw in 1908, likely the
largest collection of Yiddish proverbs ever assembled.
Dovid Braun is the Academic Director of the intensive
U. Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature and
Culture of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Sholem Beinfeld is Professor of History (Emeritus) at Washington
University (St. Louis) as well as Co-Chief Editor of the
Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary.
Leibele Waldman: Der Nyer Yohr
Theo Bikel: Di Yontevdike Teg
Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz
We wish you all the best for a healthy, happy New Year.