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This category includes both interviews with Wex and interviews by Wex.

Let’s Eat!

  Just click on Passover when you get to the CFRB 1010 page to hear me talking about Passover with deli legend Zane Caplansky, chef Eyal Liebman, and sommelier Rebecca Meir-Liebman on Zane’s weekly Let’s Eat program.

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You say knaidel, I say kneydl….

From Mrs. Wex: When Arvind Mahankali won the Scripps National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word “knaidel”, the celebration I had anticipated never materialized. I envisaged universal excitement at the fact that a Yiddish word was partly responsible for earning a kid $30,000. Instead my Facebook feed was filled with angry Yiddishists arguing about […]

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Shtetl Interview

Last week Wex was interviewed by Tamara Kramer for the Shtetl on the Shortwave show in Montreal about why the Joseph Opatoshu novel “In the Forests of Poland” is worth translating and preserving for future generations to enjoy. To listen to the fifteen minute interview please press the “play” button on the player below: To […]

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Wex on the Air

If you speak Yiddish, or even if you don’t, you can hear me talking to Mark David about Opatoshu and the Indiegogo campaign on his popular Yiddish radio show, Yiddish Web, tonight, May 8, between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. EDT. Just click the link and press “listen live” once you get there. http://www.yiddishvoice.com

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