Recordings of the Yiddish Book Center's Virtual Public Programs These live stream video events were presented as virtual online programs and recorded. Offered weekly, these live online public programs will be recorded and posted here following the program. "In Search of Israeli Cuisine," with Roger M. Sherman Roger Sherman, director of the documentary In Search of Israeli Cuisine, discusses the film, which offers a portrait of the Israeli people told through food. "Kaddish for My Father," with Ilan Stavans Writer and cultural critic Ilan Stavans presents a reading of his play Kaddish for My Father; or, Why We Lie, directed by Daniel Lombardo. Author Talk: "The Dairy Restaurant" with Ben Katchor Cartoonist and illustrator Ben Katchor talks about his new book, which reimagines the history of Jewish eating through the proliferation of the dairy restaurant in NYC. The 2020 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture, Presented by Josh Lambert Yiddish Book Center academic director and award-winning author Josh Lambert presents "Of Making Many Books There Is No End: Jews and American Publishing." “Six Lines” in Seven Translations: The Craft of Translating Yiddish Poetry A reading, discussion, and musical performance of Aaron Zeitlin’s poem “Zeks shures” (“Six Lines”) in English translation by the Yiddish Book Center’s Translation Initiative for National Poetry Month. How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish, with Josh Lambert And Ilan Stavans Is it possible to conceive of the American diet without bagels? How has Yiddish, a language without a country, influenced Hollywood? Sneak Peek of Yiddish OCR, with Susan Bronson, Amber Clooney, and Sophia Shoulson Thanks to the development of our Yiddish OCR (optical character recognition) software anyone will now be able to search our digital Yiddish library collection in Yiddish.