23 décembre 2009

January 2010 Letter

The Paris Yiddish Center - Medem Library English newsletter is now on line on the website : http://yiddish2english.canalblog.com דער חודשלעכער בריוו פֿונעם פּאַריזער ייִדיש–צענטער -- מעדעם–ביבליאָטעק איז שוין אויף אינטערנעץ וועבאָרט : http://yiddish2yiddish.canalblog.com
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23 décembre 2009

Gainsbourg (vie héroïque), Preview of the movie

Gainsbourg (vie héroïque)A movie by Joann SfarOpens in movie theatres on Jan. 20, 2010a special preview on Jan. 12, 2010 at 8:00pm for the benefit of the Paris Yiddish Centre - Medem Library at the Gaumont Opéra Français38, boulevard des Italiens 75009 ParisMetro Opéra, Chaussée d'Antin. Parking Meyerbeer Opéra.It is an amusing and fantastic story of Serge Gainsbourg and his famous face. Where a little Jewish boy boasts in the Nazi occupied Paris; where a young and shy poet leaves his paintings and his little room under the roof... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2009

Workshop of Yiddish language and literature

From Jan. 29 until Jan. 31, 2010 This two and a half day workshop will allow students from Paris, from the French provinces and from abroad to get together and be immersed in the Yiddish language in a friendly atmosphere.  > Pedagogical team under the direction of Yitskhok Niborski: Sharon Bar-Kochva (Paris Yiddish Centre)Natalia Krynicka (University Paris IV-Sorbonne)Rubye Monet (Paris Yiddish Centre)Yitskhok Niborski (Inalco, Paris)Gilles Rozier (Paris Yiddish Centre)Aron Waldman (Paris Yiddish Centre) > 2 levels of... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2009

January at the Paris Yiddish Centre

All conferences, encounters and lectures will take place (unless specified otherwise) at the Paris Yiddish Centre - Medem Library 18, passage Saint-Pierre Amelot - Paris 11ePhone: +33(0)1 47 00 14 00 / fax : +33(0)1 47 00 14 47To consult all of our activities, please read our brochure. Attention From Dec. 20, 2009 until Jan. 3, 2010 (including)the centre will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm to 6:30pm  Wednesday from 2pm to 5:00pm Closed Friday and Sunday.
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23 décembre 2009

A new workshop

Fun dor tsu dor (from generation to generation) Workshop of family research hosted by Françoise Milewskiauthor of the book "Un Livre du Souvenir : à la recherche d'une famille juive décimée en Pologne" (éd. La Découverte) (A book of Remembrance: in search of a Jewish family decimated in Poland) One Thursday per month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Next meetings: Jan. 28, Feb. 18 and March 25 No tombs and no traces - this was one of the objectives of the Final Solution. Families know, most of the time, very little about those who... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2009

Conferences in French

American filiations Cycle of 5 conferences by Irène Wekstein & Martine Grinberg  Wednesday Jan. 6 at 8:00pm The history of Jewish literature in Eastern Europe was short. The writers who incarnated it during more than a century, both in its tradition and its blazing attempt at modernity, could not develop their talents.   However, the voice did not die away. It speaks from a different continent, in a different language. It confronts different realities; it transforms itself, giving posterity to the Yiddish... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2009

Literary Saturday

Presentation of Gilgulim 2www.gilgulim.org Saturday Jan. 16 at 3:00pm The second issue of Gilgulim, a periodical for literary creation in Yiddish, is now available. It proposes original works of poetry and prose by contemporary Yiddish writers. Texts and poems will be read in Yiddish by Sharon Bar-Kochva and Gilles Rozier. Free entranceReservations at the Paris Yiddish Centre - Medem Library +33(0)1 47 00 14 00
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23 décembre 2009

Seminar on Yiddish literature

Seminar in Yiddish dedicated to Morris Vintshevski (1856-1932), pioneer of socialist literature in Yiddish Hosted by Yitskhok Niborskiwith the support of the  ROTHSCHILD FOUNDATION (EUROPE)Sunday Jan. 17 at  9:30amM. Vintshevski in America:  journalistic and satiric writingsThis seminar is entirely in Yiddish; it is accessible to all students having completed three years of language instruction. Timing: 9:30am - 12:30pm and 2:00pm - 4:30pm. Contribution: 30 €. Members: 24 €. Lunch is taken together: every participant... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2009

Tuesdays of History and of current affairs

Cycle of 7 monthly conferences in French by Philippe Boukara Tuesday Jan. 19 at 8:30pm 4/7 Nathan Birnbaum, Nahman Syrkin, Ber Borochov. Zionism and/or socialism?  Each conference: 5 €. Members: 3 €. Mandatory reservation at +33(0)1 47 00 14 00. Men of thought and of action – A few figures of the Yiddish modernity
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23 décembre 2009

Literary encounter

Le hêtre et le bouleau (The beach and the birch): an essay about the European sadness An encounter with the author Camille de Toledo hosted by the novelist Cécile Wajsbrot. Le hêtre et le bouleau is published by the Editions du Seuil, in the collection Librairie du XXIe siècle (Bookstore of the 21st century) Wednesday Jan. 20 at 8:00pm  In his new essay, Camille de Toledo wonders how Europe can recover from the 20th century. One of the solutions he proposes is that all Europeans, regardless of their origin, learn to speak... [Lire la suite]
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