Kolye Borodulin: Birobidzhan and Online Yiddish Classes (New); Samuel Kassow: Who Will Write Our History (Repeat)

Oct 4, 201860 minutes


  • Kolye Borodulin discusses his recent return to Birobidzhan, the town famed as the center of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast of Russia where he was born and raised. Kolye also discusses the upcoming Yiddish language classes offered by the Workmen's Circle, available both in-person and online. For further info: https://circle.org/what-we-do/yiddish-language/
  • The film Who Will Write Our History will be shown at the forthcoming Boston Jewish Film Festival in November 2018. We are airing an excerpt of our interview with the author of the book upon which the film was based, Sam Kassow, previously aired Apr 25 2018. For further info: http://www.bjff.org/
    • Historian Sam Kassow discusses Emanuel Ringelblum and the "Oyneg Shabbos Archive", the subject of his book "Who Will Write Our History" and the new film based on his book. The film, by director/producer Roberta Grossman and executive producer Nancy Spielberg, has recently been shown in preview form in Los Angeles and Warsaw and is expected to be released sometime in 2018. For information about the film see: whowillwriteourhistory.com
  • Music:
    • Wolf Krakowski: Varshe
  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air date: October 3, 2018



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