26 octobre 2009

The calendar of activities at the Paris Yiddish Centre

Kindershul: Sundays Nov. 8 and 22, 2:30pm - 5:30pmChoir: Sunday Nov. 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm Theatre: Wednesdays Nov. 11 and  25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm  Klezmer music: Sundays Nov. 8 and 15,  11:00am - 1:00pm  Translation workshop: Tuesdays Nov. 10 and 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm Conversation circle: Friday Nov. 13 2:00pm - 4:30pm (around the book Jan Karski, by Yannick Haenel (pub. l'Infini, Gallimard)Conversation workshop: Wednesdays Nov. 4 et 21, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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26 octobre 2009

Around the Medem Library

On the occasion of the European Day of the Book,  Sunday Nov. 29 , the Association Culturelle Israélite (Jewish Cultural Association)  in Rennes organizes a day devoted to "The Ashkenazi Culture." The program includes, starting at 11:00am, movies, a small exhibition of Yiddish books (including those published by the Medem Library), and the participation of an amateur music group "Oïe, Hakol tov!" and the Klezmer quartet "Ot Azoï." During the part devoted to Yiddish literature, Batia Baum, the... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

News about our leaders

Congratulations to Charlotte Messer who was awarded the 2009 Yidl Korman Prize* The members of the Paris Yiddish Centre are happy with this distinction, awarded to the director of the Troïm-Teater troupe, who offered her talent in the service of Yiddish theatre. The Yidl Korman Prize will be handed over to Charlotte on Wednesday, November 11 at 3:00pm at the Farband,  at 5 rue des Messageries, in the 10th arrondissement of Paris.  We encourage our readers to join us in this moment of emotion! * The Yidl Korman Prize is... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

Offers to our members

Face de Cuillère (Spoon Face) by Lee Hall directed by: Alain BatisWith Laetitia Poulalion "They call her "spoon face"  because her head is round, like a reflection of a face on the back of a spoon. They say she is retarded. She tells about her passion for opera singers, about the separation of her parents, about the encounter with Doctor Bernstein... Her narrative is a hymn to life. Lee Hall, the stage designer of "Billy Elliot" and author of "Elvis' kitchen" has an exceptional talent to... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

First International Festival of Jewish Music in Lyon

L'Espace Hillel Cultural and social Jewish Centre in Lyon organizes, from Nov. 7 until Nov.  14, 2009the first International Festival of Jewish Music The music of different Jewish communities deserves a festival for themselves. It's done in Lyon. Klezmer, Judeo-Andalusia, Yiddish or Ladino songs, musical traditions of Jewish communities from all around the world are revisited by today's musicians. In the melting pot, which is the contemporary musical world, the Festival will try to rediscover the expression of a tradition... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2009

Great public auction

For the benefit of the new facility for the Paris Yiddish Centre Sunday October 11 2:30pmMaison de la culture yiddish (Paris Yiddish Centre)18, passage Saint-Pierre Amelot 75011 ParisPAINTINGS • BOOKS • OBJECTSThe auction will be directed by Maître David Nordmann, auctioneer, to whom we extend our thanks for his free contribution. Public exhibition of objects at the Paris Yiddish Centre , Saturday October 10 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm and Sunday October 11 from 11:00am  to 12h30pmThe catalogue may be seen at www.yiddishweb.com. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2009

October at the Paris Yiddish Centre

We wish you a happy new year 5770 ! Conferences, encounters and reading sessions will take place, unless otherwise specified, 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 see all of our activities during the quarter, please read our brochure. Attention From October 24 until November 4 The Centre will be open to the public on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm until 6:30pm On Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm until 5pm ... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2009

Classes and workshop started already

...But it is still time to register! The Paris Yiddish Centre propose, from now on, fifteen language classes as well as a number of workshops of cultural activities (music, choir, theatre, cooking,...). Come and visit all of our offers as well as novelties at our Web site www.yiddishweb.com or download the information concerning our classes or workshops in PDF format. For more information please call at +33 (0)1 47 00 14 00, come to see us, or email us at: medem@yiddishweb.com
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30 septembre 2009

A celebration for children from the age of 4

hosted by Annick Prime-Margulis "You shall dwell in booths seven days … adorned with fruit and decorations" Come and discover the rest of the story, you will find some surprizes! Sunday October 4 2:30pm - 5:30pm Entrance fee: 15€ including snack. Mandatory reservation at +33 (0)1 47 00 14 00Free for children with annual registration in the Kindershul. Sukes !
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30 septembre 2009

Literary encounters

Le Roman des Juifs d'Europe de l'Est (éd. L'Harmattan) The Jewish novel in Eastern EuropeEncounter with Irène Wekstein moderated by Yitskhok NiborskiWednesday October 7 at 8:00pm Between the two World Wars modernity takes over tradition in the Jewish society. Yiddish writers describe the passage from one world to the other. Entrance fee: 5€. Members: 3€. Reservations advisable at +33(0)1 47 00 14 00. Cité d'artistes - La Ruche(The City of Artists - La Ruche)by Sylvie Buisson and Martine Fresia Encounter with Sylvie... [Lire la suite]
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