Seymour took his words to heart. Of late, she has been doing her part to help the mamaloshen survive. In...
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Tag: National Yiddish Book Center
November 5, 1998 | 7:00 pmWhen she was 16, KCRW General Manager Ruth Seymour was captivated by her studies with the Yiddish scholar Max Weinreich. "Yiddish is magic," he told her. "It will outwit history."
July 10, 1997 | 8:00 pmMiriam Koral (second from right) surrounded by (from left), her brother Yuri; mother Ita; and mentor, Yiddish archivist, Hillel Kempinski. Below, Koral today.Miriam Koral is most definitely a zamler, a collector.
Her collecting usually takes her to a suburban garage, where the...