[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices and Announcements-- Dovid Fishman Discusses "The Book Smugglers" on the Yiddish Voice, Wednesday, May 2

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Fri Apr 27 09:10:40 EDT 2018

Date: April 27, 2018

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From: Mark H. David <mhd at yv.org>
Date: April 27, 2018

Dovid Fishman Discusses "The Book Smugglers" on the Yiddish Voice, Weds May

On Wednesday May 2 2018 at 7:30 PM the Yiddish Voice will feature an
interview, in Yiddish, with Dr. David E. Fishman, author of "The Book
Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the
Nazis" (ForeEdge, 2017), winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 2017
for a work on the Holocaust.

David E. Fishman is professor of Jewish history at the Jewish Theological
Seminary of New York. Dr. Fishman is the author of numerous books and
articles on the history and culture of East European Jewry. Previous
monographs include "Russia's First Modern Jews" (New York University Press,
1996) and "The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture" (University of Pittsburgh
Press, 2005). Dr. Fishman is the coeditor (with Burton Visotzky) of "From
Mesopotamia to Modernity: Ten Introductions to Jewish History and
Literature" (Westview Press, 1999), and edited a volume of Rabbi Joseph B.
Soloveitchik's Yiddish writings, "Droshes un ksovim" (Ktav, 2009).

The interview is conducted by Sholem Beinfeld, a regular contributor to the
Yiddish Voice, co-Editor in Chief of the Comprehensive Yiddish-English
Dictionary, and Professor of History, Emeritus, Washington University, St.

The Yiddish Voice (Dos Yidishe Kol), Boston's weekly Yiddish-language radio
show, is heard every Wednesday on WUNR 1600 AM from 7:30 to 8:30 PM
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