Events

Upcoming events at the Yiddish Book Center

2016 February

Feb 21

Sun

2:00pm

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Feb 21

Sun

3:30pm

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"The Return" follows four Polish women in their twenties who discovered they were Jewish in their teens and have become dynamic leaders in their nascent Jewish enclaves.

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2016 March

Mar 06

Sun

2:00pm

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Mar 06

Sun

3:30pm

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Featuring interviews with close friends including Barbra Streisand, Woody Allen, Carly Simon, Steven Soderbergh, and Quincy Jones, this documentary is a moving, deeply personal testament to a composer, conductor, and musical genius like no other.

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Mar 20

Sun

2:00pm

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Mar 20

Sun

3:30pm

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When Fumiko Ishioka of the Tokyo Holocaust Museum received from the Auschwitz Museum a battered suitcase with the name "Hana Brady" painted on it, he set out to discover the details of Hana's life.

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Mar 20

Sun

8:08pm

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Mar 25

Fri

8:08pm

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Whether you know a bisl Yiddish or none at all, you’ll enjoy YiddishSchool Amherst. Participants spend a week at the Yiddish Book Center exploring Yiddish language and culture.

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Mar 21

Mon

12:00am

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Apr 15

Fri

12:00am

Tix/Reg

Join Professor Devin E. Naar of the University of Washington for an in-depth exploration of Ladino language, literature, and culture.

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2016 April

Apr 08

Fri

12:00am

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Apr 10

Sun

12:00am

Tix/Reg

Join Professor Emerita Ruth Wisse of Harvard University and Professor Justin Cammy of Smith College as they delve into Peretz's work, exploring and discussing some of his liveliest writing.

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2016 July

Jul 14

Thu

10:00am

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Jul 17

Sun

10:00pm

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YIDSTOCK 2016 will bring the best in klezmer and new Yiddish music to the stage at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Don't miss out on what promises to be a great festival of music and related events!

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