CIYCL 2016-17 SHOWCASE OF CONTEMPORARY YIDDISH CULTURE

September 18, 2016 - August 13, 2017
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די 2016-17 פֿאָרשטעלונגס סעריע פֿון הײַנטצײַטיקער ייִדישער קולטור

September 18, 2016:  They Were Not Silent: Yiddish Holocaust Historians

October 30, 2016:  We Too Were Newcomers: Workshop on Yiddish songs of the immigrant experience.

January 26, 2017   Portraits of Yiddish LA – Species of Faces and Other Mayses, Artwork by Silvia Wagensberg — at UCLA Hillel

February 26, 2017  Bronx Express by Osip Dymov Dramatic Play Reading by Theater Dybbuk — at UCLA Royce Hall

March 5, 2017:   Words in the Making:  A Revolutionary New English-Yiddish Dictionary, with Editor Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath – at Santa Monica Synagogue

April 4, 12, 20, May 11, 2017 The Surprising History of Consumption, Yiddish Poets, and L.A.’s Pioneering Hospitals —  Talk by Dr. Caroline Luce, Ph.D at the Studio City, Robertson, Brentwood, and Fairfax Public Library branches

April 30:  Smashing Down Walls – 74 Years after the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising –  Community-Wide Commemoration at the Workmen’s Circle

May 21, 2017:   The Unsinkable Molly PiconYiddish Star of Stage and Screen, Illustrated talk by Dr. Stefanie Halpern, Ph.D – at the Santa Monica Synagogue

June 4, 2017:  Popular Yiddish Songs Workshop -Yiddish Collage Brunch – Cindy Paley at Mishkon Tefilo, Santa Monica

August 13, 2017:  Michael Chabon: Wonder Boys –Tradition and Innovation in Comic Figures — with Prof. Yoshi Hirose, Japan

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