September 1- 2, 2012
Weekend of Week 35 of Year 2012

Freydi Mrocki - Oystralia: The Yiddish Community of Melbourne

Saturday, September 1, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

An overview of Australian-Jewish history, focusing particularly on the cultural life of Melbourne’s Yiddish community in the second half of the 20th century.

September 1, 2012

Café Noah

Saturday, September 1, 2012 8:30 PM - 9:00PM

A compelling documentary about Jewish-Arabic musicians who emigrated to Israel in 1948 to find that their music was not valued in their new homeland.

September 1, 2012

When Our Bubbas and Zeydas Were Young: Di Schaechter Techter on Stage

Saturday, September 1, 2012 10:00 PM - 11:00PM

Attracting a new generation to Yiddish song, the dynamic Schaechter Sisters bring to life the youth of their grandparents in Eastern Europe. Directed by Josh Waletzky.

September 1, 2012

Abraham Lichtenbaum - Jewish Life in South America

Sunday, September 2, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

Abraham Lichtenbaum will give a talk about the experiences of the first Jews in South America.

September 2, 2012

Ira Moskowitz: Curatorial Talk with Lindy Green and Diana Gordon

Sunday, September 2, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Curator Lindy Green interviews Diana Gordon, daughter of Ira Moskowitz, in a curatorial talk that will provide a personal context to the exhibition.

September 2, 2012

Paul Buhle - Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land

Sunday, September 2, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Paul Buhle explores images and insights from his anthology Yiddishkeit, and about his late co-editor, the underground comic book writer and personality, Harvey Pekar.

September 2, 2012

Ann Samson - The Jews of India

Sunday, September 2, 2012 4:30 PM - 5:30PM

An overview of the history, customs and traditions of India's Jewish community, presented by Ann Samson, one of the founders of Toronto's Indian-Jewish Congregation Bina.

September 2, 2012

Judith Cohen - Inquisition to Internet: The Musical World of the Portuguese Marranos

Sunday, September 2, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

From inquisition to internet: the musical world of the Portuguese Marranos, a lecture from Canada's preeminent Sephardic specialist.

September 2, 2012

Eatala: A Life in Klezmer

Sunday, September 2, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

A loving portrait of drummer Elaine Hoffman Watts and her incredible family legacy featuring performances and interviews.

September 2, 2012

Yiddish Writers Monologues: Yosl Birshteyn

Sunday, September 2, 2012 8:30 PM - 9:30PM

An in-depth look at the life and work of Yiddish and Hebrew literary master Yosl Birshteyn. Directed by Forverts editor-in-chief, Boris Sandler.

September 2, 2012

The Other Europeans: The Broken Sound

Sunday, September 2, 2012 10:00 PM - 12:15AM

An extraordinarily candid behind-the-scenes look at The Other Europeans and their exploration of music and cultural identity.

September 2, 2012

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