Indiana University Bloomington

In the News

IU professors attempt to save dying language
Asma Khalid; Indiana Daily Student , 2003

NEH grant will enable IU professors to share oral histories collected in Eastern Europe
Steve Hinnefeld; IU Home Pages, 2009

Speak to me in Yiddish
Eugenia Sheinman; (article about AHEYM in Russian originally published in Shalom monthly, Chicago, reprinted in My Zdes').

Preserving Stories of Jewish Life During WWII in Ukraine
Sarah Pellegrino; National Jewish Post & Opinion , Vol. 76 No. 17, June 16, 2010

A Home For Lost Histories
Bruce Lilly; The College Magazine - Colleges of Arts & Sciences - Indiana University, 2013

"A Lost World" - a Book About the Life of the Ukrainian Shtetl after the War
Jewish Community Of Dnepropetrovsk, 2013

סאָװעטישע ייִדישע געשיכטע נוסח שטעטל (Soviet Jewish history, the shtetl view)
Mikhail Krutikov; The Yiddish Daily Forward, 2013

Voices from the Shtetl: The Yiddish Memories Project
Ralph Canevali; Division of Preservation and Access, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2014

Neueste Geschichte J. Veidlinger: In the Shadow of the Shtetl
Simon Geissbühler; H-Soz-u-Kult, 2014

When Jews lived in the Soviet Union, they had to hide their matzah in suitcases
Deena Prichep; PRI, 2014

Rescuing the Yiddish Ukraine
Marci Shore; The New York Review of Books, 2014

2014 Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards

В тени местечка (in the shadow of the shtetl)
Anatolii Kerzhner; Jewish Observer, 2014

Yiddish Studies: Found in Translation
Brian Short; LSA, University of Michigan, 2014

La cultura Yiddish che sopravvive in Ucraina (the Yiddish culture that survives in Ukraine)
Luigi Gavazzi; Panorama, 2014

NEH Featured Project: "Tune in Tuesdays: The Yiddish Memories Project"
Leah Weinryb Grohsgal; National Endowment for the Humanities, 2016

AHEYM multimedia links

Dov-Ber Kerler: “Some Episodes Pertaining to the Living Memory of 20th Century Ukrainian-Jewish Relations”
Indiana University: Russian and East European Institute's Podcast 2014

Before Crimea Was an Ethnic Russian Stronghold, It Was a Potential Jewish Homeland
Jeffrey Veidlinger; Tablet Magazine, 2014

"In the Shadow of the Shtetl": Telling the Story of Small-Town Jewish Life
Interview with Jeffrey Veidlinger on Tune in! The Yiddish Book Center's Podcast 2014

ָֿֿֿפֿאָלקסמענטשן זינגען אויס זייער צער און בענקשאַפֿט אין הײַנצײַטיקער אוקראַינע (surviving remnants of Yiddish folk-singing and creativity in contemporary Ukraine) (unedited preprint) an article by Dov-Ber Kerler Afn Shvel 2014

Interview with Dov-Ber Kerler on IBA Kol Israel International - Yiddish Radio 2013

"In the Shadow of the Shtetl" Book Trailer 2013

Media Preservation IUB 2012

Archives of Traditional Music 2011

AHEYM Film Clip 2010