Voices from the Archives: At the Doctor (English)

Voices from the Archives: At the Doctor (English)

In this bonus episode, we visit the archives and listen to Yiddish and English readings of the chapter “At the Doctor” from the shund novel Looking for Luck: The Woman Who Wanted to be Different by Yiddish author Sarah B. Smith. Looking for Luck was serialized in the Yiddish newspaper Der Tog in 1922-1923. The chapter is read by Saul Noam Zaritt in Yiddish and Josh Friedman in English.

A special thanks to everyone that made this episode possible.

Saul Noam Zaritt is an Associate Professor of Yiddish Literature in the Department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University and the author of Jewish American Writing and World Literature: Maybe to Millions, Maybe to Nobody.

Josh Friedman is a member of the band DATCHA and the creator of the podcast, Art and Life and Shit.

Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan Osborn

Music supervision, editing mixing, and mastering by Nico Rivers

Graphics and Klezmer theme song by Alec Hutson

Website design by Jakob Lazzaro

This episode featured music from the klezmer group, Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band, thanks to Abigale Reisman.

Episode photo by Dan Osborn