Aaron Lansky

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Aaron Lansky is founder and president of The National Yiddish Book Center in Massachusetts.

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2005

Sunday, 6 March 2005

It started out as a student adventure, and ended up as the rescue of a dying culture. In Outwitting History, Aaron Lansky tells the extraordinary story of how he and a few volunteers saved over 1.5 million Yiddish books of all kinds from dusty attics and dustbins across Europe and America.

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