[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--An eyn mol in a yoyvldiker yontef fun der hayntsaytiker yidisher literatur Inbox

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Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements

April 30, 2013

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From: Shevayidishlige at aol.com via mx.aol.com

Yiddish follows English
A Celebration of Contemporary Yiddish Writing

This Sunday, May 5, at 6:30 PM, in Mendelson Auditorium at the Jewish
Theological Seminary, 122nd St. and Broadway, Manhattan, the League for
Yiddish in conjunction with the Program in Modern Jewish Studies of JTS,
will celebrate the publication of “New Yiddish Literature,” issue #358-359
of the magazine Afn Shvel, published by the League for Yiddish. This unique
volume contains the poetry, prose fiction, drama and memoirs of 30 people
writing in Yiddish today, ranging from college students to older
established Yiddish writers. The all-Yiddish program features a dramatic
reading of excerpts from some of these works by Yiddish actor and director
Hy Wolfe, a discussion on “Prospects for Contemporary Yiddish Writing” with
Dr. Marc Caplan of John Hopkins University, Dr. Dov-Ber Kerler of
University of Indiana, Bloomington, and Dr. Sheva Zucker, editor of Afn
Shvel. Songwriter and film director Josh Waletzky will sing from his own
repertoire. Dr. David G. Roskies, Henkind Chair in Yiddish Literature at
JTS will extend greetings. Dr. Elissa Bemporad of Queens College will chair
the program. Admission $5.00.Take #1 train to 116th and Bway and walk up to
122nd St. or #1 to 125th and walk down to 122nd St.

An eyn-mol-in-a-yoyvldiker yontef fun der haynttsaytiker yidisher literatur

Dem zuntik, dem 5tn May, 6:30 in ovnt, in Mendelson-zal bay dem Yidishn
Teologishn Seminar, 122ste gas un Brodvay, Manhetn, vet di Yidish-lige
beshutfes mit dem Yidishn Teologishn Seminar praven dem aroyskum fun “Naye
Yidishe Literatur”, numer 358-359 fun dem zhurnal Afn Shvel, aroysgegebn
fun der Yidish-lige. Der yokhed-beminediker band iz koylel poezye,
beletrisik, drame un zikhroynes geshafn fun 30 mekhabrim vos shraybn haynt
af Yidish, fun universitet-studentn biz eltere bikovedike yidishe
shraybers. Af der program veln zayn a dramatishe firleyenung fun dem aktyor
un rezhisor Khayem Volf fun oystsugn fun etlekhe fun di verk, a diskusye
“Perspektivn far der haynttsaytiker yidisher literatur” mit D”r Mark
Kaplan, Dzhons Hopkins-Universitet, D”r Dov-Ber Kerler, Indiane-Universitet
in Blumington un D”r Sheve Tsuker, redaktor fun Afn Shvel. Der shrayber fun
zinglider un film-rezhisor Dzhash Valetski vet zingen fun zayne eygene
lider. D”r Dovid Roskes, Profesor fun der yidisher literatur in Teologishn
Seminar, vet bagrisn dem oylem un D”r Elisa Bemporad fun Kvins Kaledzh vet
firn dem forzits.Arayntret $5.00. Fort mit der ban #1 oder biz 116ster gas
oder biz 125ster gas.


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