01 juin 2011

Special offer for our members

Les cerises au kirschitinéraire d’un enfant sans ombre Play written and performed by Laurence SendrowiczDirected by Nafi Salah Sunday June 5 at 5.30 p.m. Wednesday June 15 and 22 at 9.00 p.m. 1942 – Leon, 10 years old, and his little brother are in hiding in Brussels, the beginning of an endless journey. In 1946, renamed Leo (having lost the N in his name along with his parents) en même temps que ses parents), he, like so many others, is "a child without a shadow"). 2009 - Mickaël, his grandson, age 17, starts to do a number... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2011

Concerts, exhibitions, shows

Klezmer Kaos Concert for the release of their new album "Froggy" "A singer and clarinetist from Iceland, studying music therapy in Paris, becomes enamored of klezmer music, which she calls "the music of joy". A joyous mix of Nordic and oriental strains with hints of rock and jazz and an ambience of cabaret. A record is in preparation."Eliane Azoulay, TELERAMA   Friday June 10 at 8.30 p.m.  Café de la danse5, passage Louis-Philippe 75011 - Metro BastilleTel. 01 47 00 57 59 Reserve online or by phone:  Booking Fnac... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2011

Concert

with Lloica Czackisand Sorin Gheraliu Sunday, May 22, 7.00 p.m.The music of the Jewish people reflects a perpetual motion from one country to another, one culture to another, various languages and modes of expression.The stage shared by Lloica Czackis and Sorin Gheraliu is an encounter between a singer of Yiddish songs, with a nomad's heritage through seven countries and a Gypsy cymbalist from Rumania, descendent of a family of great Balkan musicians. It also recalls the distant memory of Jewish and Gypsy klezmorim who once played... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2011

YIDDISH CABARET

NEW SHOW ! Where Paris sings and laughs like in Warsaw, in Lodz or in a shtetl!Under artistic direction of Betty ReicherFeaturing:Jaroslava Marek, singer & Thérèse Spector, pianistLionel Miller & Michel Fisbein, duettistsRalph Nataf - singer & story tellerLes Kleznot' - song, clarinet & accordion. Administration : Albert LipkowiczProfessionals and amateur artists will appear in such varied numbers as Yiddish songs, stand up comedy, magic, drama, klezmer music and Jewish vitsn...There will be other performances! If... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2011

Dance workshop

Proposed by Dorothée VienneyCome 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 airs of traditional music.How was Ashkenazi dancing changed by other influences under the Israeli sun?Sunday, May 8 from 3.00 to 5.30 p.mAdmission: 15 €. Members : 12 €. Refreshments included.Reservation required: limited number of places. Tel. 01 47 00 14 00.  
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21 avril 2011

LITERARY ENCOUNTERS

Vies de Job To mark the publication of his new book by Editions Gallimard, Pierre Assouline will dialogue with Gilles Rozier. «He often comes to visit me, usually at night. Night is his territory. And mine now, too . Since what I find will teach me what I'm searching for, I will learn at the end why Job has obsessed me so long, and by what secret movement of heart and soul he haunts my books and my days.» Saturday, May 14 at 3.00 p.m How to Be a Mentsh and Not a Shmuck by Michael Wex Anne-Sophie Dreyfus, accompanied by Rubye... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2011

LITERARY SATURDAYS

Homage to Sholem-Aleykhem   Saturday, May 21 at 3.00 p.m.Homage to Sholem-Aleykhem on the 95th anniversary of his death.A selection of his stories, read in Yiddish and French.   Free Entrance. Reservations: Maison de la culture yiddish-Bibliothèque Medem: 01 47 00 14 00
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21 avril 2011

LAG BOYMER

Holiday party for children from 4 years old. animated by Sharon Bar-Kochva and Fleur Kuhn,with the help of volunteers from the Maison de la culture yiddish. The holiday of Lag Boymer is a day of light and joy.Come celebrate with us! Sunday May 22, from 2.30 to 5.30 p.m.Maison de la culture yiddish-Bibliothèque Medem29 rue du Château d'eau 75010 ParisAdmission: 15 €. including afternoon snack. Free of charge for children enrolled for the year in the Kindershul.Reservation required: 01 47 00 14 00For further information call or e-mail... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2011

SEVERAL LECTURES IN YIDDISH TO HEAR (OR HEAR AGAIN) IN YIDDISH

Prof. Dovid Roskies, The complex story of the destruction literature in years 1939-1960 http://www.rachelnet.net/media/medem/rencontres/roskies20110320.mp3 Prof. Avrom Novershtern, The underworld in Yiddish literature http://www.rachelnet.net/media/medem/rencontres/nowersztern20110320.mp3 Prof Rachel Ertel, Novel by Leyb Rokhman "Mit blinde trit iber der erd" http://www.rachelnet.net/media/medem/rencontres/ertel20032011.mp3
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21 avril 2011

DONATION TO THE MEDEM LIBRARY

Paule Gecils, daughter of the painter Rakhmiel-Gecils (Vilna Oct. 10, 1908 - Paris January 14, 1979), has donated to the Library a beautiful Yiddish alphabet painted by her father in 1946. It consists of 14 drawings with water color and India ink, format 21 x 30 cm.Paule Gecils has also donated a collection of photographs belonging to her father, showing various aspects of the life of a Jewish youth in Lithuania in the years 1910-1920.We thank Paule Gecils whole-heartedly for this gift..
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