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Upcoming Programs

petoviola-FreeFallFree Fall
THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 | 6:30pm
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION

Acclaimed filmmaker Péter Forgács, creator of the installation Letters to Afar, returns to YIVO for a screening and discussion of his award-winning film Free Fall. Péter Forgács will introduce the film and participate in a post-screening discussion. This event is presented by YIVO, Center for Jewish History, and the Leo Baeck Institute. Read more…

YIVOEastWestJewsEastern Jews-Western Jews: World War I and the Transformation of the Jewish Experience
SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014 | 2pm
ROUNDTABLE

How did World War I affect Eastern and Western Jewry? Join this esteemed panel for a discussion about World War I, how the war led to new encounters between Eastern and Western Jews, and the complex and changing dynamics of the Jewish East-West relationship. Read more…

Do you want to learn more about the impact of World War I on the Jewish community? Check out book recommendations from this program’s panelists in Yedies: News from YIVO.

More from Yedies: News from YIVO

 New Course on Jews and the Russian Revolution

YIVO’s Max Weinreich Center is proud to announce a special 6-session course on Jews and the Russian Revolution, which will be taught by Professor Steven Zipperstein of Stanford University, YIVO’s first Jacob Kronhill Visiting Scholar. Read more…

Yiddish Poetry Book Wins First Prize at International Children’s Book Fair

A Polish book on the Yiddish alphabet has won the main prize at one of the most important international events dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry around the world – the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Read more…

Yiddish and English: The Joys (and Pitfalls) of its Coexistence

by Sarah Ponichtera
Yiddish – an Eastern European visitor that arrived on these shores at the turn of the twentieth century – has made a home in America like no other. Read more…
The Debut of College Yiddish: Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter on WEVD (1964)

On Sunday, December 6, 1964 Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter joined host Sheftl Zak to talk about College Yiddish, the textbook first published by YIVO in 1946. Read more…

From the Pages of Yedies

Among the rare books in the YIVO Library is a Hebrew-Yiddish wordbook first published in Krakow in 1640, Hinukh hakatan (Digest of Education). Read more…

Unless otherwise mentioned events take place at the
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research | 15 West 16th Street
New York | NY | 10011

www.yivo.org

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