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Posted By: Felipa
29-Dec-18 - 03:27 PM
Thread Name: OBIT: Yiddish folklorist Ruth Rubin (1906-2000)
Subject: RE: Yiddish songs folklorist Ruth Rubin - ARCHIVES
from a Jewish genealogy newsletter:
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