Yiddish Writer Chaim Grade: The Backstory

Aaron Lansky and Justin Cammy explore the who, the why, and the little-known of Chaim Grade the Litvak Yiddish writer par excellence.

Professor Justin Cammy (Smith College), Professor David Fishman (Jewish Theological Seminary), and New York Times reporter Joseph Berger presented a three-day program, "Sabbath Days and Extinguished Stars: The Life and Work of Chaim Grade," on April 20-22, 2012, at the Yiddish Book Center. The lectures and discussions from that weekend formed the basis for an online course offered October, 2012.

To learn more about onsite and online learning opportunities visit http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/adult-learning.

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Episode 0009: Yiddish Writer Chaim Grade—The Backstory by YiddishBookCenter