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Vivi Lachs, "Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914" (Wayne State UP, 2018)

New Books in Jewish Studies

In Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914 (Wayne State University Press, 2018), Vivi Lachs, social and cultural historian, Yiddishist, performer, and associate research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, looks at London's Yiddish popular culture. She positions it in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture. This book breaks lots of new ground, and is an exciting, entertaining and revealing peek into this vibrant and noisy world.Max Kaiser is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. He can be reached at kaiser@student.unimelb.edu.au. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/jewish-studies

38mins

25 Apr 2019

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Vivi Lachs, "Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914" (Wayne State UP, 2018)

New Books in Music

In Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914 (Wayne State University Press, 2018), Vivi Lachs, social and cultural historian, Yiddishist, performer, and associate research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, looks at London's Yiddish popular culture. She positions it in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture. This book breaks lots of new ground, and is an exciting, entertaining and revealing peek into this vibrant and noisy world.Max Kaiser is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. He can be reached at kaiser@student.unimelb.edu.au. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/music

38mins

25 Apr 2019

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Vivi Lachs, "Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914" (Wayne State UP, 2018)

New Books in Popular Culture

In Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914 (Wayne State University Press, 2018), Vivi Lachs, social and cultural historian, Yiddishist, performer, and associate research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, looks at London's Yiddish popular culture. She positions it in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture. This book breaks lots of new ground, and is an exciting, entertaining and revealing peek into this vibrant and noisy world.Max Kaiser is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. He can be reached at kaiser@student.unimelb.edu.au. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/popular-culture

38mins

25 Apr 2019

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Vivi Lachs, "Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914" (Wayne State UP, 2018)

New Books in British Studies

In Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914 (Wayne State University Press, 2018), Vivi Lachs, social and cultural historian, Yiddishist, performer, and associate research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, looks at London's Yiddish popular culture. She positions it in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture. This book breaks lots of new ground, and is an exciting, entertaining and revealing peek into this vibrant and noisy world.Max Kaiser is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. He can be reached at kaiser@student.unimelb.edu.au. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/british-studies

38mins

25 Apr 2019

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Vivi Lachs, "Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914" (Wayne State UP, 2018)

New Books in History

In Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London, 1884-1914 (Wayne State University Press, 2018), Vivi Lachs, social and cultural historian, Yiddishist, performer, and associate research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, looks at London's Yiddish popular culture. She positions it in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture. This book breaks lots of new ground, and is an exciting, entertaining and revealing peek into this vibrant and noisy world.Max Kaiser is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. He can be reached at kaiser@student.unimelb.edu.au. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/history

38mins

25 Apr 2019

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Vivi Lachs on Whitechapel Noise; Boris Sandler for Kobi Weitzner o''h

The 'Yiddish Voice' Podcast

Vivi Lachs discusses her book Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London 1884–1914 (Wayne State University Press) and music she has created based on historic Yiddish songs from Whitechapel. Lachs will be giving a talk on Sunday Oct 21 2018 at the Boston Workmen's Circle. For information on Lachs's book Whitechapel Noise:https://www.wsupress.wayne.edu/books/detail/whitechapel-noise For information on Lachs's talk at Workmen's Circle:https://www.facebook.com/events/244709186216978/ Special guest Boris Sandler is interviewed about his late friend and colleague Kobi Weitzner, the journalist and radio presenter for the Yiddish Forward (Forverts) who died unexpectedly last month. See also:אַדיע, קאָבי…: Sandler's tribute (in Yiddish) in Yiddish Branzhe 13: https://yiddishbranzhe.com/2018/10/01/%D7%A0%D7%90%D6%B8%D7%98%D7%99%D7%A6%D7%9F-%D7%A4%D6%BF%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%A2%D7%9D-%D7%A8%D7%A2%D7%93%D7%90%D6%B7%D7%A7%D7%98%D7%90%D6%B8%D7%A8-13/ לזכּרון קאָבי ווײַצנער ע″ה צו זײַנע שלושים (Tribute to Koby Weitzner a Month After His Passing): article in Forverts (in Yiddish) by Dov-Ber Kerler: http://yiddish.forward.com/articles/212175/tribute-to-koby-weitzner-a-month-after-his-passing/? Music:Tracks from CD Metropolitan Klezmer: Traveling Show: Uncle Moses' Wedding Dance Ot Azoy Neyt a Shnayder Miracle Melody: Hasidic Nign / Poor Man's Tune Tracks from CD Katshanes: Don't Ask Silly Questions: London Hot Zikh Ibergekert Freg Keyn Katshanes Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz Air date: October 17, 2018

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19 Oct 2018