19 février 2011

Letter of March 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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19 février 2011

gala evening

Jean-François Zygelpiano, organ and artistic direction accompanied by Talila, voice, Martine Bailly, cello,Philippe Berrod, clarinet, Presentsin a tribute to his great grandfatherShalom Zygel, hazan in Poland MishpokheMy Jewish family « What is Jewish music? Klezmer, Yiddish or Ladino songs, Mendelssohn quartets, Bob Dylan, the Gershwin standards? There is not one sort of Jewish music, there are many. Just as there is not one but many families that we create for ourselves over time, over a lifetime. My own Jewish family is one... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2011

Special performance!

Dos groyse gevins by Sholem-Aleykhem Adapted and directed by Charlotte Messer A humble Jewish tailor in a provincial city of Tsarist Russia, Shimele Saroker, never loses his good temper, in spite of all the debts he is crippled with. He is unable to pay his rent and faces expulsion from his modest dwelling.   Suddenly, in a twist of fate, he wins the jackpot of 200,000 rubles it the bank lottery and becomes one of the richest people in town. What will happen now in the lives of Shimele and his family? How will the... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2011

Yiddish Cabaret

EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE When Paris sings and laughs like in Warsaw, in Lodz or in a shtetl!Under artistic direction of Betty ReicherWith: Anne-Marie Adad, David Kurc, Lionel Miller and Betty Reicher, and Sylvain Durant at the piano.Production: Albert LipkowiczCome to applaud our talented artists!  Listen to their songs, music and laugh to their vitsn.Saturday March 26,  at 7:30pm  Contribution: 15 €. Members: 12 €.Mandatory reservations at +33(0)1 47 00 14 00 Download the flyer. There will be other performances! If... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2011

March at the Paris Yiddish Center

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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19 février 2011

Intensive workshop on Yiddish literature

March 18 - 20,  2011 This seminar is intended to provide an opportunity to students from Paris, from the French provinces, and from abroad, to get together for two and a half days of friendly study immersed in a Yiddish language atmosphere. > Friday, March 18, 2:30pm - 6:00pm > Saturday, March 19, 9:30am - 6:00pm Summits of Yiddish poetry For advanced and intermediate students > Sunday, March 20, 9:30am - 6:00pm A day of academic study  Prof. Dovid Roskies (New-York)The complex story of the destruction... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2011

Discovering Jewish painters

Chagall and the BibleWithin the cycle of guided tours in Yiddish by Fanny Barbaray et Régine Nebel At the heart of this exhibition is the phenomenal set of illustrations to the Hebrew Bible that Marc Chagall completed during a quarter of a century, between 1930 and 1956. The Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme retells this long creative process, starting with the magnificent series of gouaches, through the different stages of engravings where the patterns take shape, until the 105 final engravings shown here for the first time.... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 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 March:- Saturday March 12 at 3:00pm, with Natalia... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2011

Monthly seminar of 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 March 6 at 9:30am The tales and their avatars in modern literature (3). 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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19 février 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 March 8 at 8:30pm6/7 Czechoslovakia and the DDR. Admission: 5 €. Members: 3 €. Reservation required: +33(0)1 47 00 14 00.
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