Yiddish Book Center Community Open House

Yiddish Book Center Community Open House

October 21, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Pioneer Valley
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

A day of free events for all ages

11am TALK - David Mazower: “The Lodz Masterpieces: 3 Jewish Women’s Art Books Revealed”

Yiddish Book Center Bibliographer David Mazower reveals the story behind three exquisite limited-edition art books. Published in Lodz in 1921, they were hand-colored by Ida Broyner, Ester Karp and Dina Matus - a trio of young Jewish women artists fresh out of art school and today all but unknown.

11:30am-1pm | Yiddish Print Shop demonstration

12:15pm | Tour of the Yiddish Book Center

2pm CONCERT - Litvakus
New York Belarusian Jewish roots/HIP/acoustic punk klezmer
The Litvakus repertoire is a mix of traditional Belarusian and Litvak (Belarusian Jewish) folk music, as well as contemporary pieces written in the spirit of roots music.

All events are free and open to the public. For a full schedule of events and more information: http://support.yiddishbookcenter.org/site/Calendar?id=7775&view=Detail

For More Information

Phone: 413-256-4900
Email: [email protected]
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      In cooperation with LOCAL PARTNERS

      Jewish Federation of Western MA  - Jewish Federation of the Berkshires