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Dr. Miriam Isaacs, lecture “Who Knows One? Songs of Holocaust Survivors from the Stonehill Collection.”

April 22, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dr. Miriam Isaacs, independent scholar, researcher and lecturer, on Yiddish language and culture, heritage languages, and translation; retired Affiliate Visiting Associate Professor of Yiddish Language and Culture, University of Maryland College Park, will speak on the Yiddish songs she worked on from the Benjamin Stonehill Oral History Collection when she was a Fellow at the United States Holocaust Holocaust Memorial Museum. Some of the songs will have Passover themes, and Passover desserts will be served following the lecture, since the lecture occurs during the week of Passover.

Sponsors: Religion and Russian Departments, Jewish Life House
Contact person: Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus x3694, jkraus@wheatonma.edu

Free admission.  Open to the public.

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Date:
April 22, 2019
Time:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Organizer

Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus
Email:
jkraus@wheatoncollege.edu