24 janvier 2011

Literary encounter

Encounter with Michelle Kahn about her book Le rabbin de Salonique (The Rabbi of Salonica)organized by Aki Estamos, the Association of Friends of the Sephardic Literature, in association with the Paris Yiddish Centre - Medem Library At the beginning of the twentieth century Salonica was a Jewish city that was called "The Jerusalem of the Balkans". On Shabbat, everything used to come to a halt. In 1941 Salonica was invaded by German tanks. In the spring of 1943, 45 000 people, out of a Jewish population of 50 000, were sent... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

Monthly seminar on Yiddish literature

Seminar in Yiddish on Reb Nakhmen of Braslev (1772-1810), on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his death.Directed by Yitskhok Niborski and Natalia KrynickaWith the support of the ROTHSCHILD FOUNDATION (EUROPE)Sunday February 6 at 9:30am The tales and their avatars in modern literature (2). This seminar is conducted 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. Contribution:  34 €. Members: 27... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

The calendar of workshops at the Paris Yiddish Centre

Kindershul: Sunday February 6 2:30 - 5:30pm Choir: Sunday February 20 11:00 am - 1:00pm and  2:30 - 4:30 pm Theatre: No meeting in FebruaryKlezmer music: Sunday February 13 11:00am - 1:00pm  Translation workshop: Tuesdays February 1 and 8 at 2:00 - 4:00pm Conversation workshop: Wednesdays February 2 or Thursday February 10 2:00 - 4:00pm
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24 décembre 2010

Newsletter January 2011

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
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24 décembre 2010

Literary Encounters

Encounter with Benny Barbash in honor of the French translation of his novel Little Big Bang, translated from Hebrew by Dominique Rotermund and published Zulma publishing house. Saturday January 15 at 3.00 p.m.Benny Barbash, born in Beer-Sheva in 1951, is a writer, dramatist and scriptwriter for cinema and television. He lives in Tel Aviv. After My First Sony (which won a prize at the Salon du livre 2008), Benny Barbash pursued his career with a series of novels in the form of a family saga which also serves as a wide-ranging... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

Exhibition

400 years of Yiddish booksthrough the collections of the Medem Library Exhibition and conférences A panorama of Yiddish books from the Middle Ages to our times through 11 panels on the themes of: old Yiddish literature, the classics, the Golden Age, literature of the Shoah, the contemporary period, revues et periodicals, political works, children’s literature, practical books, translations, publishing houses.  Exhibition of old books and curiosities. Guides visits in January:- Tuesday January18, 2011 at 3.00 p.m. with Gilles... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

Gala Benefit of Maison de la culture yiddish

Jean-François Zygelpiano, organ and artistic direction accompanied by Talila, voice, Martine Bailly, cello,Philippe Berrod, clarinet, Presentsin homage to his great grandfatherShalom Zygel, hazan in Poland Mishpokhe My Jewish family « What is Jewish music? Klezmer, Yiddish or Ladino songs, Mendelssohn quartets, Bob Dylan, the Gershwin standards? There is not one sort of Jewish music, there are many. Just as there is not one but many families that we create for ourselves over time, over a lifetime. My own Jewish family is one of... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

January at the Maison de la culture yiddish

Unless otherwise noted, all the lectures, readings and encounters take place at the Maison de la culture yiddish-Bibliothèque Medem29, rue du Château d'Eau - Paris 10eTel : 01 47 00 14 00 / fax : 01 47 00 14 47Metro : République, Jacques Bonsergent, Château d'EauBus : 38, 39, 47, 56, 65To see all of our activities please consult our brochure.
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24 décembre 2010

Lecture in Yiddish

Lecture  by Ken Frieden (University of Syracuse)Monday January 3, 2011 à 14h00(as a part of the Yiddish courses)Drowned and saved:  Renewal through translation of Yiddish literature Admission free of charge
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24 décembre 2010

Monthly seminar of Yiddish literature

Seminar in Yiddish on Reb Nakhmen of Braslev (1772-1810), on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his death.Directed by  Yitskhok Niborski and Natalia KrynickaWith the support of the ROTHSCHILD FOUNDATION (EUROPE)Sunday January 9 at 9.30 a.m.The tales and their avatars in modern literature (1). This seminar is conducted 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 €.... [Lire la suite]
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