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Remembering Moshe Leyb Halpern Modernist Yiddish Poet

REMEMBERING MOSHE LEYB HALPERN MODERNIST YIDDISH POET אַנדענק פֿאַר משה לײב האַלפּערן Join us on Facebook Live this Sunday, August 30, from 11 AM - 12 (2-3 PM EST) for an artistic tribute to the groundbreaking Yiddish modernist poet, Moyshe Leyb Halpern (1886 - Aug. 31, 1932). Organized by the Congress for Jewish Culture and […]

Holocaust Resistance in Yiddish Poetry & Song

"And The Words Belong to the People" - Holocaust Resistance in Yiddish Poetry & Song Featuring Mike Burstyn Miri Koral A Facebook Live Event in Commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Hosted by the L.A. Museum of the Holocaust LINK FOR JOINING on April 21. . . . Perhaps these words will endure, And live to […]

Coming to America – Reading Groups for Public Libraries—Yiddish Literature in Translation

Studio City Branch Library Studio City, CA

Join us as we kick off a special five-part book discussion series focusing on the immigrant experience through the lens of Yiddish literature. The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America” Reading and Discussion program at the LA City Public Libraries aims to engage teens and adults in thinking about immigrants’ experiences when encountering America: In […]

How a Trove of Yiddish Letters Led to a Journey of Discovery

Santa Monica Synagogue 1448 18th St., (at Broadway) , Santa Monica, CA

How a Trove of Yiddish Letters Led to a Journey of Discovery Talk and Book Signing with Dr. David Slucki, Ph.D. Q & A with Dr. Holli Levitsky, Ph.D. A year after his father's untimely death while visiting Los Angeles, David Slucki, a native of Melbourne, Australia, was handed a cache of Yiddish letters written […]

Fitting Fanfare: Celebrating Yiddish Author

Santa Monica Synagogue 1448 18th St., (at Broadway) , Santa Monica, CA

Fitting Fanfare: Celebrating Yiddish Author Jacob Dinezon יעקבֿ דינעזאָן On His 100th Yortsayt צו זײַן 100טן יאָרצײַט Thanks to one man's quest to restore a once-beloved and wildly popular Yiddish writer to his rightful place in the pantheon of Jewish literature, the world is once again celebrating the life and works of Jacob Dinezon. Dinezon […]