Alan Chartock...In Conversation with Aaron Lansky

Oct 11, 2012

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.