Past CFY Lectures

Einstein's Theory of Relativity, with Jordan Chad

In 1921, Albert Einstein supervised the preparation and publication of a book that arguably became the most concise and accessible summary of his renowned theory of relativity. Written in Yiddish by Einstein's student Judah Leman, this book introduced Eastern European Jews to Einstein's…

Wit and Humor: Celebrating Sholem Aleichem, with Miriam Udel

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.