Carrie Friedman-Cohen

Carrie Friedman-Cohen, originally from Montreal, now lives in Jerusalem, where she teaches Yiddish Language and Literature in the Rothberg School for Overseas Students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and conducts research in the university’s Department of Yiddish Language and Literature. She has deciphered and translated several published and unpublished manuscripts and has edited the following publications: Yechiel Szeintuch, Aaron Zeitlin and Yiddish Literature in Interwar Poland: An Analysis of Letters and Documents of Jewish Cultural History; Yechiel Szeintuch, Katzetnik 135633: A Series of Dialogues With Yechiel De-Nur (Hebrew); and Salamandra: Myth and History in the Writings of Katzetnik (Hebrew and Yiddish).

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Rokhl Auerbakh (1903–1976), a member of the Polish-Jewish literary elite, ran a soup kitchen in the Warsaw Ghetto while simultaneously recording the voices of its captive inhabitants in her writing. She ultimately survived the war by passing herself off as an "Aryan," and went on to found the Department for the Collection of Witness Testimony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.


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