24 décembre 2010

Tuesday of history and current events

Jews of Central Europe - a contemporary history  Cycle of 7 monthly lectures in French by Philippe Boukara Tuesday  January 11 at 8.30 p.m. 3/7 Return to Poland (IV) - First links with France (17th to 19th centuries). In French.Admission: 5 €. Members: 3 €. Reservation required: 01 47 00 14 00.
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24 décembre 2010

Lectures in French

Galicia as told by her sons  A story in four languages  Cycle of five monthly lectures in French by Irène Wekstein & Martine Grinberg In Yiddish, Hebrew, German and Polish a great many writers born in Galicia sang of their “paradise lost”, a region ill-treated by history but has no equivalent in modern world. Wednesday January 19 at 8.00 p.m. 1/5 In Yiddish : What is this world we live in? Moyshe Nadir, Melekh Ravitsh, Uri-Tsvi Grinberg. Admission:  5 €. Members:  3 €. For the entire cycle : 20 €.... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

Dance workshop

Proposed by Dorothée VienneyHow would you like to start off the year with an afternoon of fun and good humor? Come and have a ball at the Maison de la culture yiddish with Marianne Entat on violin and Nicolas Narboni on guitar. Monique Renner will lead the dancing to traditional melodies. How the Ashkenazi tradition combined with other influences under the Israeli sun.Sunday January 16 from 3.00 to 5.30 p.m.   Admission: 15 €. Members: 12 €. Refreshments included.Reservation: 01 47 00 14 00
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24 décembre 2010

Calendar of workshops of the Maison de la culture yiddish

Kindershul: Sunday, January 9 and 23 from 2.30 to 5.30 p.m.Chorale: Sunday, January 23 from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 2.30 to 4.30 p.m.Theater: Tuesday, January 11, 18 and 25 from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.Klezmer Music: Sunday, January 16 and 30 from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. Translation workshop: Tuesday, January 4 and 11 from 2.00 to 4.00 p.m.  Conversation workshop: Wednesday, January 5 and 19 from 7.00 to 9.00 p.m. or Thursday, January 13 and 27 from 2.00 to 4.00 p.m.
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24 décembre 2010

Echoes of the Inauguration

On December 2, 2010  took place the official inauguration of the new premises of the Maison de la culture yiddish.If you wish to hear the speeches given on that occasion, just click below.  Madame Fanny Barbaray, president, Maison de la culture yiddish-Bibliothèque Medemhttp://www.rachelnet.net/media/medem/rencontres/Inauguration02122010/barbaray02122010.mp3 Monsieur Gilles Rozier, director of mediathequehttp://www.rachelnet.net/media/medem/rencontres/Inauguration02122010/rozier02122010.mp3 Madame Rachel Ertel, honorary... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

Judaica Europeana

Ten institutions involved in the preservation of the Jewish heritage in Europe (Medem Library, the library of the Alliance israélite universelle, the Jewish Museum of London, Jewish Museum of Athens, the library of the Goethe University of Frankfort on Main, la British Library, the Jewish Archives of Hungary, the italian Ministry of Culture, lthe jewish Historic Institute of Warsaw et the Friendship Research Center of Bologna) are taking part in the project Judaica Europeana. This project is subsidized by the European Commission and... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

Yiddish on iPhone !

Yiddish For Kids 2 A new iPhone application for Yiddish. After the first application presenting the alef-beys in a vivid and colorful format, the series Yiddish For Kids has put out a new volume devoted to words. It contains over 350 Yiddish words, written, illustrated and pronounced! It is possible to consult them by category or by initials and a game of riddles helps to memorize them.  Suitable for children of all ages who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of the language It functions on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, and... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2010

Newsletter December 2010

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 Unless otherwise mentioned, all readings, lectures and events listed hereunder take place at the: Paris Yiddish Center - Medem Library  29, rue du Château d’Eau,Paris 10e Tel : 01 47 00 14 00 / fax : 01 47 00 14 47Metro: République, Jacques... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2010

Khanike !

Children’s party (4 years and up)   led by  Sharon Bar-Kochva and Fleur Kuhn, assisted by staff and volunteers of the Maison de la culture yiddish.  " The story takes place between 165 and 163 B.C. At that time..."Khanike treats: pontshkes and latkes.Music with the klezmorim !Sunday, December 5 from 2.30 to 5.30 p.m.  Cost: 15 €. Including food. Reservation required. 01 47 00 14 00Information: Sharon biblio@yiddishweb.com.
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24 novembre 2010

Monthly Seminar in Yiddish literature

Seminar in Yiddish devoted to Reb Nakhmen of Braslev (1772-1810), in honor of the 200th anniversary of his death.Led by Yitskhok Niborski and Natalia KrynickaSupported by the ROTHSCHILD FOUNDATION (EUROPE)Sunday, December 5 at 9.30 a.m.The tales (3). Presence in poetry.This seminar is 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 . Cost: 34 €. Members: 27 €. Participants have lunch together : each one... [Lire la suite]
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