24 janvier 2011

Letter of February 2011

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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24 janvier 2011

February at the Paris Yiddish Centre

All conferences, encounter and lectures take place on the premises of the Paris Yiddish Centre - Medem Library (unless specified otherwise) 29, rue du Château d'Eau - Paris 10ePhone : +33(0)1 47 00 14 00 / fax : +33(0)1 47 00 14 47Metro: République, Jacques Bonsergent, Château d'EauBus: 38, 39, 47, 56, 65For all of our activities, please consult our brochure.
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24 janvier 2011

Exhibition

400 years of Yiddish booksthrough the collections of the Medem Library Exhibition and conferences A panorama of Yiddish books from the Middle Ages to our times through 11 panels on the themes of: old Yiddish literature, the classics, the Golden Age, literature of the Holocaust, the contemporary period, magazines and periodicals, political works, children’s literature, practical books, translations, publishing houses.  Exhibition of old books and curiosities. Guided tours in February:- Thursday February 3 at 7:30pm with Gilles... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

Tuesdays of history and current affairs

Jews of Central Europe - a contemporary history  Cycle of 7 monthly lectures in French by Philippe Boukara Tuesday February 1 at 8:30pm 5/7 Romania and Hungary.  Admission: 5 €. Members: 3 €. Reservation required: +33(0)1 47 00 14 00.
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24 janvier 2011

Literary encounter

Encounter with Michelle Kahn about her book Le rabbin de Salonique (The Rabbi of Salonica)organized by Aki Estamos, the Association of Friends of the Sephardic Literature, in association with the Paris Yiddish Centre - Medem Library At the beginning of the twentieth century Salonica was a Jewish city that was called "The Jerusalem of the Balkans". On Shabbat, everything used to come to a halt. In 1941 Salonica was invaded by German tanks. In the spring of 1943, 45 000 people, out of a Jewish population of 50 000, were sent... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

Monthly seminar on Yiddish literature

Seminar in Yiddish on Reb Nakhmen of Braslev (1772-1810), on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his death.Directed by Yitskhok Niborski and Natalia KrynickaWith the support of the ROTHSCHILD FOUNDATION (EUROPE)Sunday February 6 at 9:30am The tales and their avatars in modern literature (2). This seminar is conducted entirely in Yiddish. It is accessible to any student who has studied the language for three years. Hours: 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. (with lunch break from 12.30 to 2.00. Contribution:  34 €. Members: 27... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

The calendar of workshops at the Paris Yiddish Centre

Kindershul: Sunday February 6 2:30 - 5:30pm Choir: Sunday February 20 11:00 am - 1:00pm and  2:30 - 4:30 pm Theatre: No meeting in FebruaryKlezmer music: Sunday February 13 11:00am - 1:00pm  Translation workshop: Tuesdays February 1 and 8 at 2:00 - 4:00pm Conversation workshop: Wednesdays February 2 or Thursday February 10 2:00 - 4:00pm
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