Yiddish Culture FestivalYiddish Culture Festivalhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/224152Chase Auditorium2013-03-06T19:30:002013-03-06T21:30:00
March 6, 7:30PM
Yankl Der Schmid (The Singing Blacksmith) (1938). Moishe Oysher stars in Edgar G. Ulmer’s musical version of David Pinski’s play. Singing and dancing, Oysher plays a passionate shtetl blacksmith who must struggle against temptation to become a mensch. In Yiddish and English, with English subtitles (105 minutes).
This free, informal gathering meets periodically to enjoy film, music and speakers encompassing all things Yiddish. It is not necessary to speak or understand Yiddish to fully enjoy these events. Meetings are held Wednesdays at 7:30pm (promptly!) in Chase Hall Auditorium (except the Monday April 15 concert, which begins at 7:30pm in Stokes Hall Auditorium.) For more information or directions, see our website www.haverford.edu/ycf/ or contact Jeff Tecosky-Feldman ((firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-896-1199). All are welcome! Organizers: Professors Dan Gillis, Mel Santer, Jeff Tecosky-Feldman.
NOTE: These programs will be held during inclement weather UNLESS the campus is closed, which happens only rarely. You can call campus security (610-896-1111) to check.
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