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
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.
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