Sam Kassow to Speak on Yiddish Culture in Wartime 1939-1945 | June 30, 2020

Yiddish Culture in Wartime 1939-1945


Sam KassowPlease join us online on June 30, at 7 pm (EST), when Sam Kassow presents "Yiddish Culture in Wartime 1939-1945." The talk is part of our new Yiddish Culture Series and cosponsored by Voices of Hope.

The series Di Yidishe Velt: A Virtual Festival of Yiddish Culture is a project of the UConn Center for Judaic Studies in partnership with the Jewish Hartford European Roots Project.

Sam Kassow is the Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College.

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Save the date for additional programs in this series!

Di Yidishe Velt: A Virtual Festival of Yiddish Culture
Jewish Hartford European Roots 

June 16 at 4 pm (EST) | Eddy Portnoy, Academic Advisor and Director of Exhibitions at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research | Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press [Register]


July 13 at 7pm  (EST) | Nick Underwood, Assistant Professor of History and Berger-Neilsen Chair of Judaic Studies, The College of Idaho | "The World of Yiddish Theatre in History and Digital" [Register]


July 27 at 7pm (EST) I Mark Slobin, Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Emeritus, Wesleyan University | “The Yiddish Song Today.” Cosponsored by the University of Hartford Greenberg Center [Register]


September (Date and Time TBD) | Anna Shternshis and Psoy Korolenko, Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of World War II