Community Open House 2013
Yiddish Book Center

Community Open House
Sunday, October 20, 2013
10:00am-4:00pm
All events are free and open to the public.

Schedule of Events
11am | Public Tour
11am | Talk - How Do You Say 'Cutting-Edge' in Yiddish?
1pm | Public Tour
1:15pm | Welcome and Update from Aaron Lansky 
2pm | Concert -
Strauss Warschauer Duo

 

Comprehensive Yiddish-English DictionaryChoosing Yiddish

11am | Talk
The Helen and Irving Sunshine Memorial Program
How Do You Say 'Cutting-Edge' in Yiddish?


A roundtable discussion with contributors to Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary and Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Yiddish Language and Culture.


2pm | Concert
The Sarah Rose Lazarus Concert
Strauss Warschauer Duo  

For over 25 years, Deborah Strauss and Jeff Warschauer have been at the forefront of the international klezmer and Yiddish music scene. They are renowned worldwide for their depth of experience and knowledge, and for their innovative performances, residencies and workshops.  But above all, they are beloved as individuals and as a couple for their ability to inspire and empower people of every age, background and ability.

Strauss Warschauer Duo

Group Tour
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 rural 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 Yiddish Writers Garden, and more

 




Date: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.
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