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Legacy Lecture: The Life and Times of Yente Telebende with Henry Sapoznik

Hosted By: DOROT

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Of all the words which have migrated from Yiddish to English, none have the colorful backstory of a fictional woman whose name has come to mean “gossip” but, who in reality, found fame as someone who gave as good as she got and took no guff from anyone.
Join Henry Sapoznik on a whirlwind tour of the massively popular “Yente Telebende” as she careened through the Yiddish universe in the pages of the Forward, on stage and on hundreds of 78 rpm records