Ida Maze: The “Den Mother” of Yiddish Montreal

Ida Maze and Rochl Korn, possibly on Esplanade Street, Montreal, Quebec, ca195?

The team at the Yiddish Book Center has put together a web short on beloved poet Ida Maze.  The film features an interview with Maze’s son, literary scholar Irving Massey, excerpts from a 1956 event at the Jewish Public Library honoring the poet, plus archival photographs from the JPL Archives.

Check out the film here:

The JPL Archives is home to the archival collections of both Irving Massey and Ida Maze.


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