Processing
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

"Plagues in Yiddish Literature" with Dr. Miriam Trinh

"Over the Moon: From the shtetl to the City of Light, the True Colors of Marc Chagall in Eygens" with Chantal Ringuet.

"A Disenchanted Elijah: Conspiracy, Allegory, and the Crisis of East European Jewry in S. Ansky's Destruction of Galicia (1920)" with Professor Marc Caplan

"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

Prev 1 2 Next
"Plotting Yiddish Drama"

Digital Yiddish Theater Project: "Plotting Yiddish Drama"

Announcing a new initiative by the Digital Yiddish Theater Project: "Plotting Yiddish Drama," a searchable database of plot synopses of Yiddish plays. The database is planned to…Read more