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Winter/Spring 2014

Welcome to our Public Programming Season for Winter/Spring 2014. Below is a list of lectures, panel discussions, book talks, and film screenings for this Fall. For more information about each event including ticket reservation, click on the event title or on the corresponding button in the list at the right. For recordings of past events please go to the Program Archives section. We look forward to seeing you this season.

All public programs are wheelchair accessible. A limited number of assistive listening devices are available for deaf and hard of hearing individuals upon request.

What Now? Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014
Josef Zissels, Vaad, Association of Jewish Communities and Organizations of Ukraine; David Fishman (Moderator), Jewish Theological Seminary

SUNDAY, APRIL 27 | 2pm
The Forbidden Tragedy: History and Memory of the Shoah in the Soviet Union
Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto

Lecture and Film Screening
MONDAY, APRIL 28 | 7pm
The Life and Art of Krystiana Robb-Narbutt (1945-2006)
Marek Bartelik, Dorota Jarecka, Wanda Siedlecka

Uprooted: New Perspectives on Jewish Refugees and Migrants after the Second World War
Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College; Orit Bashkin, University of Chicago; Peter Beinart (Moderator), CUNY; Avinoam Patt, University of Hartford; Ori Yehudai, CJH

SUNDAY, MAY 4 | 3pm
Open Secret: The Jewish Sound in Soviet Music
Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series

James Loeffler, University of Virginia; Yuval Waldman, Artistic Director of the Sidney Krum Concert Series

Concert and Lecture
THURSDAY, MAY 15 | 7pm
YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation
Cecile Kuznitz, Bard College; Samuel Kassow, Trinity College; Simon Rabinovitch, Boston University; Steven Zipperstein, Stanford University, Kronhill Scholar at YIVO

Book Event
MONDAY, JUNE 2 | 7pm
Rethinking Jabotinsky
Hillel Halkin, Author and Translator; Rebecca Kobrin, Columbia University; Edward Rothstein, New York Times; Abraham Socher, Moderator, Jewish Review of Books

Book Talk
Jewish-Christian Relations in Poland: How One Town Overcame Its Past
Magda Teter, Wesleyan University

Podbrodzer Lecture
TUESDAY, JUNE 17 | 7pm
Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America
Alice Nakhimovsky, Colgate University; Roberta Newman, YIVO; Shane Baker, Actor; Yelena Shmulenson, Actor

Discussion and Dramatic Reading