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Hands-on and Head-first into History: Interview with YIVO Archives Intern Lana Adler
Lana Adler, a recent graduate of Hamilton College, is assisting Acquisitions Archivist Leo Greenbaum in the YIVO Archives. Editor Roberta Newman interviewed her recently about her experiences as an intern. Read more…
From the Pages of Yedies by Roberta Newman
As the end of World War II drew near, attention began to shift to what might immediately follow in the postwar era. While the full magnitude of the destruction of Jewish life in Europe was still beyond the grasp of most observers, it was clear to those who were planning for the future that massive resources would need to be marshaled to care for survivors of Nazi genocide. Read more… (more…)
Click Here Here to Read: A Point of View: Grand Central, the world’s loveliest station: Historian David Cannadine charts the fall and rise of the architectural gem in the centre of New York, and a symbol of America’s gilded age on the BBC News Website on February 8, 2013.
Let there be light: Grand Central Station in 1930 (Getty Images).
Click Here to Read: Histories Private and Public: Talking with Péter Forgács about Letters to Afar on the Bright Lights Film Journal website.
Click Here to Read: Sex and Buildings: Modern Architecture and the Sexual Revolution by Richard J. Williamson the Times of Higher Education website on August 22, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Lucian Freud at Norton: Portraits of a different sort on the Miami Herald website on July 25, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Heritage: Sigmund Freud met his greatest admirer Salvadore Dali at Primrose Hill home on the by Adam Sorin on the Ham and High website April 16, 2013.
Click Here to View: My Synagogue is in Prague: Picturing Mark Podwal on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: Art of the 20th Century: Rene Magritte on the World History of Art website.
Max Chavez, a University of New Mexico Hospital cancer patient, and his wife, Beth, work on art projects. Chavez makes greeting cards and says the art projects give him “something to do creatively that I wasn’t doing because I was pretty depressed.”
Click Here to Read: Charged Images By Luara Kipnis in The New Yorl Times on June 21, 2013.
Click Here To Read: Sex, breasts, politics and psychoanalysis By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie in The Daily Star on July 01, 2013.
SUNDAY 30 JUNE 2013 | 1:00pm
Annual Mordkhe Schaechter Memorial Program
Co-sponsored by the League for Yiddish
Admission: Free; RSVP Required: www.yivo.org/reservations
Most of this program will be held in Yiddish.
Dr. Samuel Kassow (Professor of History, Trinity College)
“A Historian in the Ghetto: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg-Shabes Archive”
Between 1940 and 1943 Emanuel Ringelblum organized and directed the Oyneg Shabes Archive in the Warsaw Ghetto. Of the 60 people who worked in the (more…)
Click Here to Read: Jonathan Brent, YIVO Director visits the Museum on the History of the Polish Jews website.
Click Here to Read: Daniel Pinkwater’s Bushman Lives: To become an artist By Christine Schofelt on the World Socialist Web Site on June 25, 2013.
TODAY | SUNDAY 23 JUNE 2013 | 11:30am-2:00pm
Translating Early 20th Century Yiddish Plays for 21st Century Audiences
Co-sponsored by the New Worlds Theater Project
This hands-on translation workshop will feature New Worlds Theater Company’s Producing Artistic Director, Ellen Perecman, who will facilitate translation and discussion of short pieces from playwrights such as Hirshbein, Leivick, Ash, and Bimko. (more…)
Click Here to Read: Clinical Consultation by WCSPP.
Presented by Vivi Lachs (University of London)
Moderated by Itzik Gottesman (Associate Editor, Forward – Yiddish Edition)
RUTH GAY SEMINAR IN JEWISH STUDIES
Admission: Free (more…)
Click Here to Read: From Shylcok to Rothschild: Liliane Weissberg examines Jews, money, and clichés in new exhibition by Loraine Terrell on the Penn Arts and Sciences website in June 2013.