The Congress for Jewish Culture, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research,
the Yiddish Forward, the Workmen's Circle and the Jewish Labor Committee
invite you to a special gathering marking 60 years since the Soviet regime executed the Yiddish writers active with the Jewish Antifascist Committee:
Dovid Bergelson, Itzik Fefer, Dovid Hofshteyn, Leyb Kvitko and Perets Markish.
Join us as we remember them and read and sing from their works and the works of other Yiddish writers who suffered under the Soviet regime.
The program will be in Yiddish with some translation into English.
Chair: Professor Thomas Bird of Queens College;
In the program: Boris Sandler, Paula Teitelbaum, Hy Wolfe, Shane Baker,
David Mandelbaum, and Dr. Paul Glasser
and introducing a special short subject based on Markish's "Shards"
by Australian neon animator Jack Feldstein
DATE: Sunday, August 12th, 2012
TIME: 3 PM
LOCATION: YIVO/ Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street, Manhattan, 10011
Admission free WITH RESERVATION
to reserve click HERE
or call 212-294-6139