[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Memorial for Soviet Yiddish Writers, THURSDAY 12 AUGUST 2010, New York
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Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements
August 6, 2010
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Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 14:16:05 -0400 (EDT)
From: Yivo Events <yivoevents at yivo.cjh.org>
Subject: August 12 Memorial
Special YIVO Event with the Congress for Jewish Culture, the Yiddish
Forward, the Workmen's Circle, and the Jewish Labor Committee
Memorial for Soviet Yiddish Writers
THURSDAY 12 AUGUST 2010 | 6PM
LOCATION: Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street
MORE: Program in English and Yiddish. Program should last an hour to an
hour and 15 minutes.
Admission is free to the public with reservation. RSVP
[mailto:nkahn at yivo.cjh.org]
by Tuesday, Aug. 10
On August 12, 1952, Stalin's regime executed many of the finest Soviet
Yiddish writers. Each year, on the anniversary of their executions, we
remember those writers and other artists who suffered under the Soviet
regime then, during other purges, and through constant repression.
This year we are pleased to offer a program in English and Yiddish,
Executive Director of YIVO,who will speak in English on "The Relationship
Between August 12th and the 'Doctor's Plot'";
and Boris Sandler,Editor of the Yiddish Forward,with a series of short
video interviews with and readings in Yiddish by the Soviet Yiddish
and im tsu lengere yor Mishe Lev
All events take place at theYIVO Institute for Jewish Research | 15 West
16th Street,New York | NY | 10011
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