Wit and Humor: Celebrating Sholem Aleichem, with Miriam Udel

Wit and Humor: Celebrating Sholem Aleichem

Thursday, June 9, 2016, 7:30 PM; Beth Tzedec Congregation, Toronto.

We mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Sholem Aleichem, the greatest humourist of Yiddish literature, with a fascinating discussion of his impressive life and work led by Professor Miriam Udel.

Miriam Udel is an Associate Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature
and Culture at Emory College, and holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University.

Sponsored by the Committee for Yiddish UJA Federation, Beth Tzedec Congregation, Shloima & Yetta Steinhart Memorial Fund for Yiddishkeit at the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto, Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto and The Al and Malka Green Yiddish Studies Program at the University of Toronto