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Committee for Yiddish

Culture

Recent Committee for Yiddish Lectures & Co-Sponsored Events

Through educational, cultural and engagement programs, the Committee for Yiddish fosters and promotes Yiddish language and culture - indeed the entire Ashkenaz tradition - as a vibrant part of contemporary Jewish life and as a vital link between the Jewish past and future.

2019-2020 YIDDISH LECTURES & EVENTS

"Giving Voice to Those Who Perished: The Legacy of the Yiddish Writer Debora Vogel" with Dr. Anastasiya Lyubas

"A Jewish Refugee in New York: A Novel by Kadya Molodovsky" with Professor Anita Norich

2018-2019 YIDDISH LECTURES & EVENTS

"Celebrating the Poetry of Simcha Simchovitch" with Gerry Kane and Cantor Sidney Ezer

"When Jesus Spoke Yiddish" with Professor Naomi Seidman

"The Holocaust in Soviet-Occupied Territory: New Discoveries" with Professor Anna Shternshis

"Whitechapel Noise: Sex, Politics and Religion on the streets of London's East End, 1884-1914" with Vivi Lachs

"Einstein's Theory of Relativity: The Lost Yiddish Version" with Jordan Chad