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Yiddish Music

What Language Does the Sea Speak? Yiddish in Tel Aviv (English Subtitles)

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The translator of the Tanakh into modern Yiddish, the poet Yehoash (Shlomo Blumgarten), came to the land of Israel from New York in 1914 and settled in Rehovoth. He wanted…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Art

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Artists can choose from various mediums when they set about creating a picture: watercolors, oil paints, acrylic paint, etc. Or, if not painting, then perhaps they sketch – a pen-and-ink…

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Vanishing Worlds: Music of Yiddish Anarchists and Activists with Steve Gibons

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Time & Location Aug 09, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT Highland Park Public Library About the Event There were Jews in the 19th and early 20th centuries, some well…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Distracted Driving

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יאָ, יאָ, מי‮ר האָבן אײַך געזען. איר האָט זיך געמאַכט נישט וויסנדיק, אָבער געווען קלאָר ווי דער טאָג אַז איר טעקסטלט בשעת איר פֿירט דעם אויטאָ, קוקט זיך נישט אום…

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Lecture on Yiddishland with Artist Yevgeniy Fiks

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Sunday April 16th – 2 to 3 PM Central LIVE VIA ZOOM (Previous email had the incorrect date of April 18th)   An exploration of Yiddishland as an imaginary space connected through…

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Knowledge Under Siege | Irena Sendler: In Hiding

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Anna Bikont, Sendlerowa. W ukryciu [Irena Sendler. In hiding] (Wołowiec: Czarne, 2017). A social worker, Irena Sendler (1910-2008) belongs to the pantheon of Poland’s national heroes as a woman who saved 2500…

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Yiddish Poetry of Struggle from Scottsboro to Palestine

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About the Event The long 1930s, Amelia M. Glaser proposes, gave rise to a genre of internationalist modernism in which tropes of national collective memory were rewritten as the shared experiences of…

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Yom-hashoah: 2 Yiddish Holocaust songs

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The Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus דער ייִדישער פֿילהאַרמאָנישער כאָר Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor Seth Weinstein, Pianist Two songs IN HONOR OF Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom HaShoah Partizaner-himen   ‮פּאַרטיזאַנער־הימען (Partisans’ Hymn) also…

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Ale mentshn zaynen brider: Od to Joy

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Yiddish poem: I. L. Peretz (1852-1915) Original music: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Choral adaptation: Binyumen Schaechter Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus דער ייִדישער פֿילהאַרמאָנישער כאָר (formerly Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC) Binyumen…

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CONVERSATION | Yiddish and Social Justice

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We close out the Yiddish Book Center’s 2021 Decade of Discovery’s Yiddish and Social Justice with a conversation about the roots of social justice in Yiddish literature and culture. An…

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