What began as pamphlets of names immediately after the war soon evolved into thick and rich depictions of individual East European Jewish communities made up of testimonies, stories, sketches, poetry, maps, recipes, folklore and much more.

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CFY and the California Institute for Yiddish Language & Culture Invite You to an Online Talk

with ELIYANA ADLER, PhD

 

Yizkor Bikher / Memorial Books:

Untapped Treasure of the Last Collected Memories of a Vanished Civilization

 

יזכּור ביכער: נישט־אויסגעניצטער אוצר פון די לעצטע קאָלעקטיווע זיכרונות פון אַ פאַרשוווּנדענער ציוויליזאַציע

 

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What began as pamphlets of names immediately after the war soon evolved into thick and rich depictions of individual East European Jewish communities made up of testimonies, stories, sketches, poetry, maps, recipes, folklore and much more. Come learn more about what these fascinating volumes have to offer.

 

Eliyana R. Adler is Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the Pennsylvania State University and teaches and studies East European Jewish history. Her most recent book, Survival on the Margins: Polish Jewish Refugees in the Wartime Soviet Union (2020) won the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research as well as the Rachel Feldhay Brenner Award in Polish Jewish Studies.

 

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A Kultura Collective Member

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California Institute for Yiddish Language & Culture

Start Date: April 14, 2024

2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT, on Zoom

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