80-летие ЙИВО. 8-19 апр.
The Jewish World in 1929
Sunday, April 17
Ends and Beginnings 9:30am - noon
*Hasia Diner, American Jewry, 1929
*Ron Zweig, Britain and Zionism at a Watershed
*David Engel, Jewish Diplomacy at a Crossroads
*Gennady Estraikh, The Stalinist "Great Break" in Yiddishland
Culture 1pm - 3:30pm
*Ari Kelman, Yiddish Radio in America
*Edna Nahshon, Collision on Broadway: Jews, Show-Biz, and the Freiburg
*Arieh Bruce Saposnik, Wailing Walls and Iron Walls: Soldering the Sacred
and the National at the Kotel, 1929 and Beyond
*Judah Cohen, Singing the Grand Narrative: A. Z. Idelsohn and the
Publication of the Jewish Music in its Historical Perspective
Literature 3:30pm - 6pm
*Gabriella Safran, Jewish Literature in America on the Eve of the
*Mikhail Krutikov, The End of Yiddish Modernism?
*Barbara Mann, Between the Urban and the Pastoral: Poetry and Photography
in the Yishuv
*Harriet Murav, Perets Markish, Mourning and the Civil War
Monday, April 18
Diaspora Politics 9:30am - noon
*Eric Goldstein, The Struggle over Yiddish in Post-Immigrant America
*Jeffrey Lesser, Regime Change and Ethnic Conflict: The Jewish World of
Sгo Paulo, Brazil 1924 - 1940
*Henry Srebrnik, "Ver vet boyen biro-bidzhan?" Territorialism and the
ICOR Commission to the Soviet Far East
*Rebecca Kobrin, "Have you forgotten us?": 1929 as a Turning Point in
American Jewish Overseas Philanthropy and Its Support of Jews in Poland
Academia 1:00pm - 2:30pm
*David Shneer, A Study in Red: Jewish Scholarship in the Soviet Union
*Cecile Kuznitz, Great Expectations: 1929 as the Apex of YIVO's
*Harold Wechsler, Jewish Scholarship in the United States
***The website for this event is currently under construction and we will
post a notice as soon as it is up and running.***
Shayne Leslie Figueroa
Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
53 Washington Square South, Room 101
New York, NY 10012
Fax (212) 995-4178
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is celebrating its 80th anniversary
with a broad schedule of public programs.
Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held at the YIVO Institute for
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. between 5th and 6th Aves.
Subway: F, V to 14th St.; L to 6th Ave. For updates, please check our web
site at www.yivo.org
Opening Thursday. April 6: A Glorious Mosaic: YIVO at 80, Triumphs and
Treasures, showcases the Institute's collections of more than 23 million archival
pieces and 360,000 books related to Eastern European Jewry. On display are rare rabbinical
texts, posters, sheet music, DP camp photos and unique Judaica. Center for Jewish History;
Batkin Mezzanine / Constantiner Gallery, 15 W. 16th St.
Mon. to Thurs, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Free. (917) 606-8200.
Triumph of the Human Spirit Film Series
Tues. April 12, 7 p.m., Passport to Life (2003).
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, in collaboration with the Hungarian
Discussion with filmmaker, Agnes Vertes, a member of the diplomatic corps,
and an academic representative. Winner of the 2003 Telly & Aurora Awards
This 56-minute documentary celebrates the heroic work of six non-Jewish
while stationed in Budapest from 1944 to 1945, saved countless Jews from
Tickets: Reg. $8, YIVO members $6.50, Seniors/Students $4.
Box Office (917) 606-8200.
Mon. April 18, 7 p.m.., Partisans of Vilna, Dir. Josh Waletzky.
Discussion with producer Aviva Kempner and Waletzky. 1Ѕ-hour documentary
based on interviews with former partisans in Hebrew, Yiddish and English.
Explores moral dilemmas faced by Jewish youth who organized underground
resistance in the Vilna ghetto and then fought as partisans vs. the Nazis.
Tickets: Reg. $8; YIVO members $6.50; Seniors/Students $4.
Box Office (917) 606-8200.
Lectures: Max Weinreich Center for Advanced Jewish Studies lectures
Wed., April 6, 12:30 p.m. "Yiddish and Modern Ethnographic Research."
Professor Rakhmiel Peltz, Drexel University, explores the usefulness of
the Yiddish language in interviews with elderly children of immigrants and
with Holocaust survivors. Lecture in Yiddish. Free.
Tues., April 19, 7:00 p.m.
"Every Day Was a Battle: Jewish Labor Activists and the Cold War in New
Professor Dan Link, New York University. Free.
Забавно, что можно сесть на линию метро F и за 40 минут доехать до YIVO. Для меня оно ассоциировалось с каким-то другим миром (довоенной Вильной, что=ли).