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Saturday, March 18 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Reporting Live from Yiddishland

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This is a dispatch from 21st-century Yiddishland, a borderless country where the language lives and thrives and attracts new talents, new learners — and even new words — all the time. What is the place of Yiddish today, and how are its contemporary speakers playing with the language? We will look into new Yiddish plays, music videos, books, even memes. Mikhi, a Yiddish cultural activist and artist in New York, will present on some of his own new works, as well as those of others in this international language community. Ober genug geredt, but enough said! Come and experience it for yourself — and maybe be ready to fashion a Yiddish neologism of your own.

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Mikhl Yashinsky

Actor-singer, director, playwright, and Yiddishist, Mikhl Yashinsky (he/him) was born in Detroit, educated at Harvard, and now lives in Manhattan. With the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, he performed in the Yiddish-language Fiddler on the Roof (dir. Joel Grey) and in The Sorceress... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2023 4:45pm - 5:45pm CDT
Congregation Gates of Prayer Lake Library

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