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Posts Tagged ‘YIVO Institute for Jewish Research’

Antologye: Finf Hundert Yor Idishe Poeziye, edited by Morris Bassin (New York: Literarisher Farlag, 1917); Jewish Museum, London; The Murdered Jewess, Sarah Alexander. The Life, Trial, and Conviction of Rubenstein, the Polish Jew (Barclay Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1876).

Yiddish Events Coming To Ann Arbor

This fall, the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan will welcome three guest lecturers for a series of events centered around Yiddish. Allison Schachter, Vivi Lachs and Eddy Portnoy will be giving separate lectures on topics including Yiddish poetry, music and underground culture. All the lectures will take place in Room…

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Fiddler on the Roof (in English) made a return to Broadway in 2016. PHOTO BY JOAN MARCUS

Return To Tradition

A pair of Metro Detroit natives are among the cast of a Joel Grey-directed version of Fiddler on the Roof — all in Yiddish. Michael Yashinsky and Daniel Kahn each grew up in Farmington Hills thinking about the possibilities of stage careers, but they didn’t get to know each other until 2016, when they were…

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