The Chicago Yivo Society Newsletter

Fall &
Winter
2017

• Shane Baker's vortkontsert/recitation of Yiddish poetry and prose

• Highlights of the 2017 Summer Festival
 

• Learn more about the 2017 Chicago YIVO Scholarly Stipend recipient
 

• A first-hand account of an intergenerational Shabbes Tish

• A book review in Yiddish

Spring & Summer,

2017

•  Seventh annual Sarah Lazarus concert featuring Yiddish singer, Gerry Tenney
 

• Highlights of the 2017 Summer Festival
 

• Learn more about the 2017 Chicago YIVO Scholarly Stipend recipients
 

• Recap of Marc Caplan's spring lecture  

  • The 2016 summer festival is kicking off. Read about some featured events!

  • Chicago YIVO  Academic Stipend Awarded! Read about an up and coming Yiddish scholar

  • Winter 2015-16

    - Daniel Kahn & The Brothers Nazaroff play to a sold-out venue, brought to you by Chicagao YIVO society & Folkways.

    -5th Annual Sarah Lazarus Memorial Concert Featuring scholar-composer-Yiddishist, Michael Alpert with Kurt & Annette Bjorling.

    -Remembering Chicago YIVO's Executive Board member, Howard Bergman & beloved member, Simon "Sy"Golden.

    -Book reviews, poetry translations, and more. ReadMore                                                                                                                                                                                         

    • Festival of Yiddish Culture 2014 preview

    • Large turnout for lecture of Jagiellonian University (Krakow) professor, Magdalena Kozlowska, on the Medem Children's Sanatorium as a Bundist cultural project.

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    • Summer & Fall Review: Thought-Provoking Programs

    • The Boder Sound Archive in Chicago: Yiddish-English presentation

    • Prof. Jeffry Mallow: Counting Hebraisms in Modern Yiddish

    • Sunny Yudkoff: Who is Learning Yiddish Today & WHY?

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    • Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture Preview

    • Interpreting Yiddish in Germany by Adi Mahalel

    • Professor Gennady Estraikh on the 70th anniversary of leading Yiddish literary and theatre figures, Solomon Mikhoels & Itzik Fefer's Soviet mission to the United States

    • Summer festival throwback: 2004

     

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