JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (US-NYC) YIVO Gives Ruth Rubin Recordings in Yiddish a Publically Available Digital Archive #general

Jan Meisels Allen

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research has launched a website which features
1,500 Yiddish lider (songs)of the late Ruth Rubin's recordings of both
amateur and established singers performing Yiddish fold songs. The songs
go back centuries and represent all facets of Jewish life in Europe, ranging
from lullabies to love songs and cover religious and political topics. The
recordings were made by Rubin between 1946 and the 1970's.To access the
archive go to:

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To read more about Ruth Rubin see:

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An article about the exhibit appeared in the Wall Street Journal which is a
subscription newspaper:

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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