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  • Sunday 5th

    April 2020

  • From 01:00 PM

    To 03:00 PM

  • 100 Crescent Beach Road

    Glen Cove, United States

  • Ticket price

    $10 – $15

POSTPONED: Spring 2020 Yiddish Culture Series

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Start:
April 5 @ 1:00 pm
End:
June 14 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $15
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Organizer

HMTC
Phone:
(516) 571-8040

Venue

HMTC
100 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542 United States
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Phone:
516.571.8040

Spring 2020 Yiddish Culture Series

Immigrant Foods, Memory and Assimilation: How Ethnic Cuisine Becomes Mainstream

April 5, 2020, 1:00 PM
Learn how bagels, samosas, and Chinese dumplings broke through ethic divisions to become mainstream favorites.  Presenters include Cindy Matte from Bagel Boss of Roslyn, Shirley Shing from the Chinese Center on Long Island, and Rahat Hossain from the Long Island Muslim Society.  Program includes food samples and encourages discussion.

 

The Art of Marc Chagall: War and Peace Through Yiddish Eyes

April 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM
HMTC’s Scholar- in-Residence Dr. Linda Burghardt will present a slide show and lecture about the Russian-French artist Marc Chagall.  Dr. Burghardt will connect Chagall’s work to the world he lived in, including Tsarist Russia, Nazi controlled Europe, and post-war America.

 

The Success and Abiding Power of Fiddler on the Roof

May 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Alisa Solomon, a professor at Columbia University’s School of Journalism and the author of World of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof (2013), will use a multi-media presentation to share information about the “Fiddler on the Roof” story and what accounts for the play’s continued appeal.

 

Shalom/Sholom: The Yiddish Mark Twain

June 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Sholom Aleichem, AKA the Yiddish Mark Twian, left his literary mark on the world, weaving tales that once would have been told in the market square or around a fire. With a gift for narrative and vouces, Bob Spiotto brings Aleichem to life and offers a unique smorgasbord of his stories, recreating them much as they might once have been heard.

Seating is limited, please RSVP to reserve your seat.  Please contact (516)571-8040 or programs@hmtcli.org for more information.

 

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