[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices and Announcements--Yidishtog in Toronto, Sunday, April 28

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Tue Apr 23 19:18:16 EDT 2013


Mendele Personal Notices and Announcements

April 22, 2013

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Sunday April 28 2013

A community celebration featuring an afternoon of Yiddish-language
lectures, as well as musical and family programming, highlighting
contemporary directions in Yiddish studies.

Speakers will include Professors Rebecca Margolis, Anna Shternshis,
Kalman Weiser, and Sholem Berger, MD.

The day includes a special reading for kids of Dr. Seuss and Curious
George in Yiddish, and a performance by the MNJCC Klezmer Music
Ensemble. The day concludes with an evening CD release concert by
Toronto’s Lenka Lichtenberg and her “Fray” ensemble, presenting their
contemporary blend of original Yiddish song with world music

 • $10 for access to all lectures, payable at the door, cash only

• Kids reading and klezmer performance FREE

• Lenka Lichtenberg concert $25 / $15 for students & Seniors (see
below for ticket details)

Yidishtog is presented by Ashkenaz Foundation, Miles Nadal JCC,
Committee For Yiddish, Workmen’s Circle, Friends of Yiddish,
Winchevsky Centre,
The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York
University, and the Al and Malka Green Yiddish Studies Program at the
University of Toronto
and The Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto.

For schedule and more information, please visit



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