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WAMC Speakers Corner
Thu October 11, 2012
Alan Chartock...In Conversation with Aaron Lansky
Alan is joined by Aaron Lansky, president and founder of the Yiddish Book Center, which is based in Amherst, Massachusetts. While a graduate student of Yiddish literature in 1980, Lansky founded the Yiddish Book Center, a non-profit that works to rescue, translate and disseminate Yiddish books. A graduate of Hampshire College, Lansky received a MacArthur Award in 1989. He is the author of Outwitting History about the founding of the Yiddish Book Center.