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Letter to Irwin Silber, editor of "Sing Out", Feb. 13, 1963

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Letter to Irwin Silber, editor of "Sing Out", Feb. 13, 1963


Feb. 13, 1963


Letter sent by Ruth Rubin to Irwin Silber (editor of Sing Out) preparing the publication of her English translations of Yiddish songs. She mentions the Jewish Resistance under the German occupation and the historical debates regarding this topic, using songs as "the most dramatic evidence of a constant resistance in many forms."


Ruth Rubin's Papers


YIVO RG 620 box 39


YIVO Institute for Jewish Research




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Ruth Rubin's Papers, “Letter to Irwin Silber, editor of "Sing Out", Feb. 13, 1963,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed September 27, 2023,
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