Yizkor Bikher/ Memorial Books – Untapped Treasure of the Last Collected Memories of a Vanished Civilization

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sunday April 14, 2024

11 AM Pacific; 2 PM Eastern

Free Online Event – Registration Required

Yizkor Bikher/ Memorial Books –

Untapped Treasure of the Last Collected Memories of a Vanished Civilization

יזכּור ביכער

נישט־אויסגעניצטער אוצר פֿון די לעצטע קאָלעקטיװע זיכרונות פֿון אַ פֿאַרשװוּנדענער ציװיליזאַציע

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What began as pamphlets of names immediately after the war soon evolved into thick and rich depictions of individual East European Jewish communities made up of testimonies, stories, sketches, poetry, maps, recipes, folklore and much more. Come learn more about what these fascinating volumes have to offer.  (In English with some Yiddish references). Free event, donations welcome.

Eliyana R. Adler is Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the

Pennsylvania State University and teaches and studies East European Jewish history. Her most recent book, Survival on the Margins: Polish Jewish Refugees in the Wartime Soviet

Union (2020) won the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research as well as the Rachel Feldhay Brenner Award in Polish Jewish Studies.