Schaechter z"l: toiling without sentimentality
"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

The speakers:

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.

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