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The Shmooze, The Yiddish Book Center's Podcast

Yiddish Book Center

The Yiddish Book Center's podcast includes conversations with Jewish culture makers, plus news and stories related to Yiddish literature, language, and culture.


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Latest Episodes

Caraid O’Brien, one of the foremost contemporary interpreters and translators of Sholem Asch’s work, talks with "The Shmooze" about the Theater J class she’s teaching—Prostitutes, Criminals, and the Walking Dead: Sholem Asch’s Underworld Trilogy in T... more

4 days ago

This week on "The Shmooze," two of New York’s finest vocalists, Eleanor Reissa and Cilla Owens, chat about their upcoming performance alongside the Paul Shapiro Quartet. Eleanor and Cilla have interpreted music for decades as soloists and bring their... more

a month ago

Following the release of "Birth and Later Years: New and Collected Poems, 1971–2021," poet Irena Klepfisz sat down to speak with "The Shmooze" about her life, work, and the release of her collected poems. Irena was born in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1941. ... more

2 months ago


4.6 out of 5 stars from 34 ratings
  • Always interesting!

    This show has a wide variety of guests and the conversation is always interesting. The host is very engaged and interested in each person she interviews. I frequently look for more information on a topic after hearing about it on the show.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago
  • Perfect for Jews and the Jew-Curious

    This podcast has given me SO MUCH LEARNING and food for thought. The Shmooze is the podcast of the Yiddish Book Center, which is an organization founded by MacArthur "Genius Award" fellow Aaron Lansky. This podcast covers the whole world of Yiddish literature and by extension Jewish life, from mah jongg to Jerry Stiller's portrayal of Frank Constanza on Seinfeld, to difficulties of finding and translating women authors who wrote in Yiddish, to how to teach about Meyer Wolfsheim, the one Jewish c... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago
  • Oh I love typewriters, I'd love a Yiddish typewriter! I'm still looking for Esperanto machines too. My Smith Corona portable is still a favorite.

    Malachi D
    4 years ago
  • Good shmooze!

    Smart and wide-ranging--and in a nice, bite-sized length, with a great variety of guests talking about everything from the perfect pickle to Bob Dylan's influence on the Beatles. Good stuff!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 years ago
  • Brief and enlightening

    This wonderful podcast from the Yiddish Book Center out of Amherst, Massachusetts is a weekly visit to the center where one meets the people and projects surrounding their work to rescue, disseminate, digitize, translate, and innovate in telling the Yiddish and Jewish story with their collection of over a million Yiddish books. The interviews cover many people involved with the center, including scholars, musicians, visiting artists, translators, book rescuers, curators, students, and many more.... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States8 years ago

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