“A Silent Language? Yiddish in Israeli Literature and Culture”
West Bloomfield Lecture Series: Israel in the World
The lecture will examine the place of Yiddish in Israeli literature and culture by following the work of immigrant writers and artists who engaged the new Israeli reality in the 1950s and 1960s in Yiddish. It will elucidate the complex relations between Hebrew and Yiddish in the State of Israel, within the historic and political contexts of Israeli evolving identity.
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