Film, Video Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955
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- Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955
- While all other aspects of Yiddish culture existed wherever Ashkenazic Jews lived, it was only in America that radio realized its greatest and most fulfilling use by and for Jews. Yiddish scholar Henry Sapoznik discusses and shares some of the most memorable and powerful moments in this nearly lost world of ethnic American broadcasting. By exploring amazingly broad category of Yiddish radio shows -- from rabbinical advice programs to live Yiddish theater acts, from man-on-the-street interviews to the news of the day in verse -- we encounter a vibrant and vital Jewish-American popular culture at its creative apex and on the eve of its terrible devastation.
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- American Folklife Center, sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2009-10-14.
- - Biography, History
- - Culture, Folklife
- - Classification: General Works.
- - Henry Sapoznik.
- - Recorded on 2009-10-14.
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- - Researchers.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio -1955. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-14, 2009. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688315/.
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Library Of Congress & American Folklife Center, S. B. (2009) Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio -1955. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-14. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688315/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio -1955. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-14, 2009. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688315/>.