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A Breed Apart: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale

2020-07-27T02:24:14+00:00

Live on the Yiddishkayt Initiative Facebook page. Streaming live from Gallery 22 - Yaacov Heller   LECTURE: A Breed Apart: Reflections of a Young Refugee Author, scholar, journalist, playwright and survivor Miriam Hoffman’s multimedia presentation of her latest book - A Breed Apart: Reflections of a Young Refugee. Together with her son, famed actor AVI Hoffman, this intellectual and emotional journey describes Hoffman’s experience as a young refugee girl growing up in a post-war DP (Displaced Person) refugee camp in Ulm, Germany, after the destruction of World War II. “A Breed Apart” is an engaging non-fiction tale of war and [...]

A Breed Apart: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale2020-07-27T02:24:14+00:00

Celebrating Yinglish: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale

2020-07-27T02:09:17+00:00

Live on the Yiddishkayt Initiative Facebook page. Streaming live from Gallery 22 - Yaacov Heller   LECTURE: This interactive lecture presents a celebration of ‘Yinglish’ - the unique American linguistic combination of Yiddish and English. From the over 5000 Yiddish words that have officially become a part of the English language, we have fun with the stories and words that celebrate the idiomatic phenomenon that laid the foundation for modern mainstream culture. Lecture participants will have the opportunity to play a role in the scenes and stories that make up this entertaining and humorous event.   ART SALE: Live Art [...]

Celebrating Yinglish: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale2020-07-27T02:09:17+00:00

Legends of the AlefBet: Virtual Lecture & Live Art Sale

2020-07-27T02:12:34+00:00

Live on the Yiddishkayt Initiative Facebook page. Streaming live from Gallery 22 - Yaacov Heller. LECTURE: Miriam Hoffman’s epic examination of the origins of written language. At Columbia University, Professor Hoffman spent decades researching the folklore and legends of the ancient Hebrew and Yiddish alphabets. Now, utilizing and illustrating that research, Professor Hoffman entertains and educates her readers with the amazing stories that illuminate our modern languages. Utilizing the original 1919 artistic serigraphs of master artist Ben-Tsiyon Zuckerman, as well as the colorful Alefbet of master artist Michoel Muchnik—plus additional artistic and related imagery—each letter is examined through its history [...]

Legends of the AlefBet: Virtual Lecture & Live Art Sale2020-07-27T02:12:34+00:00

Amazing Rabbinic Tales: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale

2020-07-27T01:54:48+00:00

LECTURE Amazing Rabbinic Tales: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Auction Based on Rabbinic Literature and Jewish Folklore, these anecdotes and stories have been adapted and integrated into our American cultural mythology. These legends and fables describe wit and wisdom, evil and righteousness, breaking down established norms, unmasking foolish pride and fighting against injustice. These tales describe miracles, heroism and cowardice, and are our most treasured legacy.   ART AUCTION Live art auction from Gallery 22 - Yaacov Heller. RSVP

Amazing Rabbinic Tales: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale2020-07-27T01:54:48+00:00
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