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Avram Mlotek
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Avram Mlotek is a student at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, an open-orthodox seminary in Riverdale, N.Y. He was recently selected as a leading innovator in Jewish life today in The Jewish Week's 36 Under 36 section.

A native Yiddish speaker, Avram has been performing publicly since the age of three, and performs regularly with the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene Center for Performing Arts. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.

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A Journey Back in Time: Visiting Shanghai More Than 70 Years After My Grandfather Fled East From the Holocaust

(5) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 12:09 PM

1939, Warsaw, Poland

Yosl Mlotek was 21 years old, and only a few days after the Nazi invasion, the newspaper where he worked, the Folksaytung, moved their offices to Lublin. En route, he heard that the city's roads were blocked, so he traveled to Vilna. He lived there for a...

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A Letter to My Daughter

(7) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 5:04 PM

Dear Revaya,

When I came home the other day and listened to the radio as I was preparing dinner, I knew I would have to write you this letter. You're about to turn 6 months and it's powerful to think how much your presence has altered our daily lives. Your...

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