Yiddish Book Center
Visit "a lebedike velt," a lively world of Jewish culture.
1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002
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The Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to tell the whole Jewish story by rescuing, translating and disseminating Yiddish books and presenting innovative educational programs that broaden understanding of modern Jewish identity.
Film: "Sholem Aleichem: A Conversation with Ruth Wisse and David Roskies"
The premiere of a special film, recorded live last fall at the Yiddish Book Center: on the hundredth anniversary of...
Sun, May 29, 2016
Film: "In Search of Israeli Cuisine"
Profiling chefs, home cooks, farmers, vintners, and cheese makers drawn from the more than 100 cultures that make up Israel today--including...
Sun, Jun 5, 2016
Gallery Talk: "Yiddish Fight Club" with Eddy Portnoy
Yiddish Fight Club Curator Eddy Portnoy shares the story behind Yiddish Fight Club, a look at the often-overlooked history of...
Sun, Jun 19, 2016
Film: "Defiant Requiem"
In the Nazi concentration camp Terezin, imprisoned conductor Rafael Schächter led his fellow inmates to fight back with...
Sun, Jul 3, 2016
Concert: The Klezmer Conservatory Band, with special guest vocalists Eleanor Reissa and Lorin Sklamberg plus Frank London
The Joan A. Backman Memorial Concert For more than thirty-five years, the Klezmer Conservatory Band has been the preeminent group...
Thu, Jul 14, 2016
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