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*DIGITAL* How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish

January 6
7:00 pm


First Congregational Church of Manchester
Painting of Jewish immigrants arriving in New York by boat
Please note: due to the Covid-19 crisis, the 2020-2021 First Wednesdays talks will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for these events. Register for this free talk.

Yiddish is imprinted in American English in terms like chutzpah, kosher, bagel, and schmooze. And the work of Sholem Aleichem, Anzia Yezierska, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Grace Paley, and Irving Howe shows the deep impact of Jewish immigration on the United States. Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans surveys the journey

IlanĀ StavansĀ is the Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities, Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College.

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Underwriter: Keelan Family Foundation

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Organizer

Cindy Waters
Phone:
(802) 362-2607

Venue

First Congregational Church of Manchester
3624 Main St
Manchester, VT 05254 United States
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Website:
http://mclvt.org