[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Memorial for Soviet Yiddish Writers, THURSDAY 12 AUGUST 2010, New York

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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

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, 
Jonathan Brent
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 
Yoysef Kerler
Chaim Beider
Khayem Maltinsky
and im tsu lengere yor Mishe Lev
Admission: Free

All events take place at theYIVO Institute for Jewish Research  |  15 West 
16th Street,New York  |  NY  | 10011
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