25 février 2009

Calendar of activities at the Paris Yiddish Centre in February

Kindershul: March 8 and 22 2:30pm - 5:30pm Choir: March 15 11:00am - 1:00pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm Theatre workshop: March 4 and 18 3:00pm - 5:00pm Troïm-Teater: March 11 and 18 7:pm - 9:00pmKlezmer workshop : 7 et 22 mars de 11h00 à 13h00Translation workshop: March 3, 17 and 31 2:00pm - 4:00pm Conversation circle: March 6 3:30pm - 5:30pm around La famille Karnovski, by  Israel Joshua Singer, transl. Monique Charbonnel (éd. Denoël), with  Monique CharbonnelConversation workshop: March 5 mars 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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25 février 2009

News from our leaders

In January 2009, Yitskhok Niborski, vice-president of the Paris Yiddish Centre, gave a series of seminars about the Yiddish grammar to advanced students of the Department of Jewish Studies, at the University of Berkeley, California. 
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25 février 2009

Concerts

TalilaMy Yiddish blues  Talila's yiddishland is timeless: it wears a Perfecto jacket under a smock made in shtetl! The stories Talila tells in between her songs - admirable in their simplicity - are about the contemporary Jewish ambiguity. The characters in the songs and in the stories blur the trails.  Nowhere will you find an artist, such as Talila, who brings to life Yiddish music in such a way: with irony, causticity and relevance. With her musicians led by Teddy Lasry, she sings a universal... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2009

A tribute to Leon Blank

A Yiddish ballby the Yiddish Tants workshop On the way to to the shtetl With Marianne Entat (violin), Claudine Movsessian (clarinet), Gilles Kusmeruk (accordion) and Yvette Métral to lead the dance.Sunday March 29, 2009 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm  at Cercle Bernard Lazare 10 rue Saint-Claude - Paris 3e
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25 février 2009

New publications

Royaumes juifs Trésors de la littérature yiddish (TrVolume 2, collection Bouquins aux éditions Robert Laffont.(Jewish Kingdoms, Treasures of the Yiddish literature, vol. 2)  Novels by Israel Joshua Singer, Lamed Shapiro, Joseph Opatoshu, Moishe Kulbak, Isroel Rabon, Isaae Spiegel and Mendel Mann translated from Yiddish by Carole Ksiazenicer-Matheron, Delphine Bechtel, Jacques Mandelbaum, Aron Waldman, Régine Robin, Rachel Ertel and Malke Mann. Collected and presented by  Rachel Ertel, Honorary President of the Paris Yiddish... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2009

February 2009 at the Paris Yiddish Centre

All conferences, encounters and other activities take place at the Paris Yiddish Centre - Medem Library, unless specified otherwise. 18, passage Saint-Pierre Amelot - Paris 11ePhone: +33 (0)1 47 00 14 00 / fax: +33 (0)1 47 00 14 47For a total view of all our activities during the quarter, please read our on-line brochure.
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18 février 2009

Conferences in French

Berlin, the twenties, crossroad of Jewish identities Cycle of 5 conferences in French by Irène WeksteinIn Berlin of the Weimar Republic, swinging between prosperity and crisis, developed a vibrating modernity, which changed the way of life and multiplied cultural events. The city attracted a number of immigrants, especially Jews from Eastern Europe, fleeing pogroms and anti-Semitism. A number of intellectuals, writers and artists converged there, attracted by the aura of modernity of the city, to the point that for a time Berlin was... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2009

Literary Saturdays

Sixty years ago,  Zusman SegalovitshConference in YddishSaturday Feb. 7 at 3:00pmOn February 19th, 1949, alone in a New York hotel room, died one of the most read Yiddish writers of Poland between the two world-wars. He also wrote a number of dramatic poems about the genocide of European Jews. Free entrance. Mandatory reservations at +33 (0)1 47 00 14 00
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18 février 2009

Sunday seminars

Two routes between ideologies, languages and continents: Khaim Zhitlovski, Dovid Pinski Seminar in Yiddish devoted to the Yiddish world at the time of the Czernowitz conference. By YITSKHOK NIBORSKIWith the support of the ROTHSCHILD FOUNDATION (EUROPE)Sunday Feb. 8 at 9h30amThis seminar is held exclusively in Yiddish; It is accessible to those who completed three years of language classes. Hours: 9h30am - 12h30pm and  2:00pm - 4:30pm Fees: 30 €. Members: 24 €. Lunch is taken together: each participant contributes with food... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2009

Tuesdays of history and of current affaires

Introduction to the traditional Jewish world Series of 8 conferences in French by Philippe BoukaraTuesday Feb. 10 at 8:30pm4/8. Multiple currents - from antiquity to our times One conference: 5 €. Members: 3 €. Free for those registered to Yiddish classes.Mandatory reservations at +33 (0)1 47 00 14 00.
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