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  • Yiddish yesterday, today and tomorrow. Interview with Thomas Soxberger

    April 18, 2013 | 1:25 am

    Thomas Soxberger was born in 1965 in Lower Austria. He moved to Vienna to study History and Jewish Studies. In the early 1990s Thomas participated in Yiddish Summer Programmes in Oxford. 1998-2000 - Master Degree in Yiddish Studies at London University. After moving back to London,...

  • UCLA takes Yiddish to the next level—a Japanese accent

    By Tom Tugend

    September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Like many children of East European immigrants, Miriam Koral was "totally ashamed" that her parents spoke only Yiddish at home, but now she wants to teach the mameloshen to everyone within reach.

    So she's understandably upbeat that UCLA is adding a second year of Yiddish studies to...