Long-lost Yiddish songs from WW II tell tales of Jewish resistance

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Yiddish Glory, a new album of recently unearthed songs written by Soviet Jews in the 1940s, counters the Second World War narrative of Jewish people as passive victims of Nazi soldiers. Anna Shternshis, a University of Toronto Yiddish studies professor, tells As It Happens host Carol Off how the album came to be.

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