27 octobre 2011

Learn the alef-beys

Saturday November 5 and Sunday November 6 led by Nadia Déhan- Rotschild and Dorothée Vienney.Intensive class for those who want to learn or review the alphabet (printed characters and cursive writing) in the space of one weekend, by the end of which participants will be able to decipher a text in YiddishSaturday from 14h to 18hSunday from 10h to 13h and 14h to 17hEach participant will bring his or her “picnic” lunch.Cost : 60€. Members : 45€.
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27 octobre 2011

Literary Encounters

Writing the catastrophe, testimony and fiction Literary encounters organized by Cécile Wajsbrot as part of the Writers in Residence program in Ile-de-France.   Thursday November 10, 2011 - Laurence Werner Davidat 20h.As a parallel to the problems of identity explored in her novels, she is working on an essay on possible and impossible fictions in the face of collective catastrophes.   Price: 5 €. Members  3€. Philippe Forestat 20h.Whether in the Japan of Sarinagara or an exploration of the 20th century in ... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2011

Round Table

In partnership with the Polish Institute in Paris.       “En Pologne, c'est-à-dire nulle part”Images of Poland for the second and third generation of immigrants.Tuesday November 15, 2011at 20 hTalila, singer and author with Franck Perryof Notre langue d’ intérieur, éditions Naïve.Jérémie Dres, Nous n’ irons pas voir AuschwitzFirst graphic novel, éditions Cambourakis.Hélène Oppenheim- Gluckman and Daniel Oppenheim,Héritiers de l’ exil et de la Shoah, éditions Eres.Moderator : Gilles Rozier,director of Bibliothèque... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2011

Ciné club

Proposed by Alexandre KaplanSaturday  November 19 at 17hShtetlA film from the Simon Wiesenthal CenterA documentary on Jewish life in Eastern Europe before WW II. Photographs by Roman Vishniac illustrate the film.By Arnold Schwartzman with the voices of Martin Landau & Miriam Margolyes.Price 5€. Members 3€.
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27 octobre 2011

New books

Annette Wieviorka’s L’heure de l’exactitude : histoire, mémoire, témoignage, a collection of interviews. (éditions Albin Michel).Jérémie Dres’s Nous n'irons pas à Auschwitz, a graphic novel (éditions Kamburakis). Jérémie Dres will speak at the Maison de la culture yiddish on Tuesday 15 November 15 at 20h00 (see above).
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03 octobre 2011

News of our co-workers

Gilles Rozier, director of the Medem Library, will speak at the Jewish Museum, Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme on Wednesday October 5 at 19h30 on the publishing of his latest novel D'un pays sans amour (éd. Grasset) together with the novelist Denis Lachaud. The talk will be led by Anne Schuchman. Further information here.
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