Events

Upcoming events at the Yiddish Book Center

2015 January

Jan 30

Fri

4:00pm

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Jan 30

Fri

5:30pm

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A discussion for middle and high school teachers with Josh Lambert, academic director of the Yiddish Book Center and visiting assistant professor of English at UMass Amherst.

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2015 February

Feb 08

Sun

2:00pm

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Feb 08

Sun

3:30pm

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This documentary explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical and many of the songs that comprise The American Songbook.

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Feb 22

Sun

2:00pm

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Feb 22

Sun

3:30pm

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The story of one man's search to get closer to his deceased father by uncovering the story of his family's town of Trochenbrod, the only all-Jewish town to ever exist outside of Palestine.

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2015 March

Mar 08

Sun

2:00pm

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Mar 08

Sun

3:30pm

Tix/Reg

"Hungry Hearts" focuses on the members of the Levin family who emigrate from Eastern Europe to New York City's Lower East Side.

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Mar 15

Sun

6:54pm

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Mar 20

Fri

6:54pm

Tix/Reg

Registration for YiddishSchool is full. 

Whether you know a bisl Yiddish or none at all, you’ll enjoy YiddishSchool, a week of language learning, lectures, sing-alongs, workshops, and performances – an excursion into the world of Yiddish!

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Mar 22

Sun

2:00pm

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Mar 22

Sun

3:30pm

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A Quaker bassist and a Reform Jewish trumpeter, Yiddish language, Hasidic dance, gospel music, and Woody Guthrie meet in this acclaimed feature-length documentary.

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2015 July

Jul 16

Thu

12:00am

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Jul 19

Sun

12:00am

Join us for Yidstock 2015: The Festival of New Yiddish Music! Don't miss out on what promises to be a great festival of music and related events. 

Check back in early 2015 for a full schedule of events.

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