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This Months Upcoming Events

Community Open House at the Yiddish Book Center


Date:

April 27th, 2014.

Time:

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Category:

Museum

Location:

Yiddish Book Center 1021 West St. Amherst, MA

Website:

www.yiddishbookcenter.org

Schedule:
11a & 1p | Tour the World's First Yiddish Museum
11a-2p | Yiddish Print Shop Demonstration
2p | 2014 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture presented by Professor Ruth Wisse: "Is Yiddish a Funny Language?"

ABOUT the 2014 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture presented by Professor Ruth Wisse: "Is Yiddish a Funny Language?"
Professor Ruth Wisse, Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, will discuss Yiddish and her recent book “No Joke, Making Jewish Humor.” That Yiddish developed a tradition of humor is somewhat at odds with its near-annihilation during the Second World War. How did the part of Jewishness that suffered the most extreme damage become the part that is often played for comedy?

11am-2pm | The Yiddish Print Shop Demonstration
Join us for a discussion and demonstration on the Yiddish printing equipment in the Center's exhibit.

11am & 1pm | Tour the world's first Yiddish museum!
This 45-minute tour takes the visitor through the Yiddish Book Center's museum exhibits and allows them to...
DISCOVER the whole of Yiddish literature and its writers
LEARN about Yiddish language
ENCOUNTER the stories of three immigrant families told through words, pictures, and artifacts
EXPERIENCE the world of Ukranian Jews in 1912-1914
GLIMPSE life in the American Jewish home
EXPLORE a Yiddish print shop
WATCH classic Yiddish film clips
LISTEN to vintage Yiddish radio
SEE our visiting exhibits
TOUR the Writer's Garden, and more


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