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Christa Whitney is a guest on The 'Yiddish Voice' Podcast

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Raphael Finkel, Christa Whitney

Oct 19, 201762 minutes

  • Raphael Finkel, Professor of computer science at University of Kentucky, College of Engineering, in Lexington, KY, interviewed at the Yidish-Vokh in August 2017, discussed the vast collection of Yiddish resources he maintains online, largely with software he created, such as a searchable Yiddish-English dictionary and a searchable archive of the complete works of the writer Sholem Aleichem. Professor Finkel's Yiddish resources web page is online here: See also Prof. Finkel's Wikipedia page:
  • Christa Whitney, director of the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, discussed Beyle: The Artist and Her Legacy, a a documentary short film currently in production of which she is producer and co-director. The film is about Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, the late Yiddish activist poet, and artist. A kickstarter campain is currently underway to fund the film. See: Dovid Braun, who was and remains active in Beyle's extended Yiddish neighborhood, participated in the interview.
  • Music: Zumerteg: performance, words, and music by Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman; Harbstlid: performed by Janet Leuchter and Meyshke Alpert, words and music by Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman
  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS from Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air Date: October 18, 2017

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