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October 2021

Guest Lecture (virtual): Weijia Li on “The German-Jewish Diaspora — From China to the US”

October 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live Virtual Lecture The German-Jewish Diaspora and its Cross-Pacific Experience: From China to the United States Weijia Li (University of Wisconsin–Madison) Tuesday, October 19, 6:00 p.m. Central Time Free and open to the public, but registration is required. Email…

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A World Within Worlds: Tsvey Brider in Concert

October 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hamel Music Center, Collins Recital Hall, 740 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

  Join us for a night of live music with Anthony Russell and Dmitri Gaskin as they perform the music they've created together as the Yiddish songwriting duo Tsvey Brider. Thursday, October 28 4:00pm (Central…

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November 2021

Virtual Guest Lecture: Shoshana Ronen (Univ. of Warsaw) on “Post-Holocaust Hebrew and Polish Poetry”

November 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies presents a lecture in honor of Rachel Feldhay Brenner z"l "Post-Holocaust Hebrew and Polish Poetry, and Some Lessons it Holds for the Post-Holocaust World" Shoshana Ronen (University of Warsaw)…

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Guest Lecture: Rabbi Matthew Kaufman on “Science and Secularization in a Jewish Key”

November 16, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Science and Secularization in a Jewish Key" Rabbi Matthew Kaufman, PhD (Congregation Kehillat Israel) Tuesday, November 16 at 4:00pm (Central Time) To be held online, via Zoom. To receive the Zoom information, please register in…

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January 2022

COVID in Context: Health Culture among Yiddish and Pennsylvania Dutch Speakers

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture & The Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies present Covid in Context: Health Culture among Yiddish & Pennsylvania Dutch Speakers A panel discussion featuring Zackary Sholem Berger, Heather Munro,…

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February 2022

VIRTUAL EVENT – Book Talk with Magda Teter on “Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth”

February 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a virtual book talk with Prof. Magda Teter (Fordham University). In conversation with Brandon Bloch (Professor of History, UW-Madison), Prof. Teter will discuss her new book Blood Libel: On the Trail of…

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March 2022

Mayrent Institute Event (virtual): “On Translating Yiddish: New Ventures in the American Yiddish Press”

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture presents On Translating Yiddish: New Ventures in the American Yiddish Press A panel discussion with Madeleine (Mindl) Cohen, Jordan Finkin, and Jessica Kirzane Thursday, March 10  3:00 PM (Central)…

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Virtual Lecture with Ukrainian Yiddishist Oksana Shcherba on Yiddish-Ukrainian Translation

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture presents Yiddish-Ukrainian Translation A lecture and discussion with Ukrainian Yiddishist Oksana Shcherba Monday, March 14 10:00 AM (U.S. Central Time) Via Zoom – Please register in advance using the…

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The Conney Conference on Jewish Arts: The Jewish Arts in an Expanded Field

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - March 30 @ 4:00 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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We are pleased to announce the 8th biennial Conney Conference on Jewish Arts! This year’s conference will be held at the at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Pyle Center), celebrating 18 years since the founding of The…

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April 2022

Weinstein-Minkoff Lecture with Kenneth Moss (Univ. of Chicago): “Palestine as Possibility: Polish Jews and the Yishuv as Fact in the 1930s”

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

The Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies presents The 2022 Weinstein-Minkoff Lecture in Israel Studies "Palestine as Possibility: Polish Jews and the Yishuv as Fact in the 1930s" Kenneth B. Moss (Professor of Jewish History, The…

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