"What motivated him was the desire that Yiddish should receive the respect of any other language."
Brian Zumhagen talked about him today on WNYC (audio, transcript).
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An evening of remembrance and Yiddish learning
on the shloyshim of Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter z"l
Sunday, March 18th, 5:30 P.M.
at the Workmen’s Circle / Forward Building,
45 East 33rd Street
between Madison and Park Avenues
in New York City
David Braun, Harvard University
Marc Caplan, Johns Hopkins University
Paul Glasser, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Rakhmiel Peltz, Drexel University
David Roskies, Jewish Theological Seminary
A few Yiddish songs especially meaningful to Dr. Schaechter will be
Primarily in Yiddish.
Take the 6 train to East 33 Street,
or the D, F, N, R train to West 34 Street.