Yiddish Book Center

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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.

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  • "Stop at the Red Apple"

    Elaine Freed Lindenblatt's book "Stop at the Red Apple" tells the story of the Red Apple Rest, the...

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    Sun, Oct 11, 2015

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  • Community Open House

    A day of free events open to the public: 10:30 AM Gallery Talk: "Marisa Scheinfeld, Echoes from the Borscht Belt:...

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    Sun, Oct 25, 2015

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  • "Reading Sholem Aleichem," with Yiddish Scholars Ruth Wisse and David Roskies

    As we approach the hundredth anniversary of the passing of the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem, two of the world's...

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    Sun, Nov 1, 2015

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  • "Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholem Aleichem"

    Portraits of Sholem Aleichem and Theodore Bikel are woven together in this enchanting documentary. A pioneer of modern Jewish literature,...

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    Sun, Nov 15, 2015

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  • The Adaskin String Trio and Special Guests

    Mohawk Trail Concerts presents the Adaskin String Trio, with guests Pascal Archer, clarinet, and Annie Trepannier, violin, in a program...

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    Sun, Nov 22, 2015

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