Yom Haatsmaut with Gitu Cycowitz, Avremi Zaks, Miriam Trinh
יום העצמאותּ מיט גיטו סיקאָוויטס, אבֿרהמי זאַקס, מרים טרין
We observe יום העצמאותּ Yom Haatsmaut with three guests who all currently reside in Jerusalem, Israel:
Mrs. Gisel (Gitu) Cycowicz, Auschwitz survivor originally from Chust, Czechoslovakia, discussing her personal history and reflections on this year's Yom Hazikaron/Yom Haatsmaut.
Avremi Zaks is the host of Kan Yiddish, which is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in Israel (https://www.yiddish-rashutleumit.co.il/), and which is broadcast in Israel on public radio at frequencies 104.9 FM and 105.3 FM every Friday at 4 p.m. and on 101.5 FM at midnight from Saturday to Sunday. Audio archives of the Kan Yiddish radio show can be accessed online here: https://www.kan.org.il/radio/program.aspx/?progid=1136 See also their Facebook group: Yiddish Radio ייִדיש ראַדיאָ. Note: shortened due to time constraints —the full-length interview will be released presently as a bonus podcast.
Dr. Miriam Trinh is Editor-in-Chief of Afn Shvel, organ of the League for Yiddish (ייִדיש-ליגע) and a lecturer in Yiddish language and literature at Hebrew University in Israel, as well as at various intensive Yiddish programs internationally. In 2018 she and her husband Eliezer Niborski jointly created a new center for Yiddish culture in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv called יאָ (“yes”) — ייִדיש-אָרט (Place for Yiddish). Featuring Sholem Beinfeld as interviewer. Note: shortened due to time constraints —the full-length interview will be released presently as a bonus podcast.
Dovid Eshet: Yerusholayim Shtot fun Gold (lyrics and music by Naomi Shemer)
Dovid Eshet: Yerusholayim Shtot fun Ayzn /Yorusholayim Shal Barzel (lyrics: Meir Ariel, Music: Naomi Shemer)
Dudu Fisher: Vu Ahin Zol Ikh Geyn (lyrics: Igor S. Korntayer)