The aim of the lecture is to offer a comprehensive historical overview of the development of the Yiddish Theater as a social and literary expression of the Yiddish language which served as the basis for much of modern mainstream culture.
God and the HolocaustWendy Biksen2021-10-21T14:57:06-04:00
A lecture about the Pre-War and Post-War Jewish world in Europe and the relationship between Jews and their God in Holocaust literature, as depicted in the writings of the great Yiddish playwrights, poets and writers.
The Yiddish ShakespearesWendy Biksen2021-10-21T14:57:43-04:00
This enlightening lecture presents an entertaining and educational evening introducing the depth and beauty of the great Yiddish writers.
Amazing Rabbinic Tales: The Shortest Tall StoriesWendy Biksen2021-10-21T14:58:19-04:00
Based on Rabbinic Literature and Jewish Folklore, these anecdotes and stories have been adapted and integrated into our American cultural mythology.
My Joe PappWendy Biksen2021-10-21T14:58:54-04:00
This enriching lecture describes the seven-year period that Professor Miriam and her son Avi Hoffman interacted and worked intimately with Joseph Papp, the most important and prominent Theatre impresario in America.