“Di Yidishe Velt: A Virtual Festival of Yiddish Culture,” begins June 30, 7 p.m., with a talk by Dr. Sam Kassow, Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College, who will discuss “Yiddish Culture in Wartime 1939-1945.”
The new series which is a project of UConn Center for Judaic Studies in partnership with the Jewish Hartford European Roots Project. It is co-sponsoed by Voices of Hope. To register, contact Pamela Weathers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other programs in the series include:
July 13, 7 p.m. – “The World of Yiddish Theatre in History and Digital”
Nick Underwood, assistant professor of history and Berger-Neilsen Chair of Judaic Studies, The College of Idaho.
July 27, 7p.m. – “The Yiddish Song Today”
Mark Slobin, Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Emeritus, Wes-leyan University. Cosponsored by the University of Hartford Greenberg Center.
September (Date and Time TBD)
“Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of World War II”
Anna Shternshis and Psoy Korolenko.