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U-M Professor and Soprano Caroline Helton and pianist Kathryn Goodson are releasing a new CD in their series of “Songs from a Lost World of Italian Jewish Composers” that features first recordings of songs by composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
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UM Judaic Studies Apr 3
Mazel Tov to 2011-12 Frankel Institute Fellow Kenneth D. Wald, winner of the Council's National Jewish Book Award for "The Foundations of American Jewish Liberalism" in the category of American Jewish Studies
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UM Judaic Studies Apr 3
Join Frankel Institute Fellow Eve Jochnowitz () and Yiddish Language Instructor Elena Luchina () today, April 3, at 3:00 pm for a live stream of Yiddish songs, dances and recipes!
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 25
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Sign up and vote on the content for their next session, an English-speaking Passover-themed Diasporal Zoom gathering, which will include cooking demonstrations, singing in Jewish languages, and maybe some dancing:
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 25
Frankel Institute Fellow Eve Jochnowitz () and Yiddish Lecturer Elena Luchina () recorded a Peysekh Yiddish cooking video! See their videos and other helpful links below:
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Adriana X Jacobs Mar 17
That's me on the left! Thrilled to share this news.
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 17
The Frankel Institute 2020-2021 Theme Year of "Translating Jewish Cultures" will be led by head fellows Maya Barzilai and Adriana X. Jacobs. Find more information about the theme and the incoming fellows:
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Dr. Mark Schlissel Mar 13
I recognize the difficulties has created and appreciate the engagement and support we've seen within our community. Today, we take further important action to reduce density & protect the health & safety of our staff, faculty, and students.
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 12
The list of Frankel Center events that have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic is available at the below link:
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 11
Due to recent circumstances, the March 17 and 25 lectures at the by Frankel Institute Fellows Justin Cammy and Eve Jochnowitz have been cancelled
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 6
JS major Allison Bloomberg is studying in Israel this semester as a part of The Nachshon Project Fellowship. "I'm a full time student at Hebrew University and am learning with 33 Jewish students from across the U.S. about being leaders in our own Jewish communities."
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 6
Mazel Tov to Professor Deborah Dash Moore, a 2020-21 Fellow, studying the topic of "America's Jewish Questions." Dash Moore's project title is "Walkers in the City: Jewish Street Photographers of New York"
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 5
The Frankel Center and will be hosting a book launch on April 1 for "Crisis and Creativity between World Wars, 1918-1939," edited by Professors Todd Endelman & Zvi Gitelman
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UM Judaic Studies Mar 5
Frankel Institute Fellows Harriet Murav and Hannah Pollin-Galay will be in conversation with Ann Cvetkovich on the way Yiddish culture responded to two definitive instances of collective trauma: the Holocaust and the Russian Civil War
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Peter Knoop Mar 4
Thank you to the Weingast Family Fund for Study in Israel for making Maria’s and Serena’s participation possible on the to Israel-Jordan ...
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Wexler Oral History Mar 3
Last week we were in residence at interviewing Yiddish scholars, including several of the current Frankel Institute research fellows. Portraits by Heather Daniels Pusey.
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UM Judaic Studies Feb 28
Mazel Tov to Yaakov Herskovitz, this year’s Michael S. Bernstein Dissertation Award winner! Herskovitz’s dissertation is title, “Linguistic Limbo: Writing and Rewriting in Hebrew and Yiddish.”
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UM Judaic Studies Feb 27
Sanders “doesn’t fit certain models of Jewish identity that some in the Jewish establishment would want to see,” Professor Karla Goldman was quoted in a recent article on Bernie Sanders
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UM Judaic Studies Feb 27
Today at 1 pm in Room 2022 of Thayer Buidling: A screening and discussion of "?װער װעט בלײַבן (Ver Vet Blaybn?) Who Will Remain?" with the filmmaker Christa Whitney
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UM Judaic Studies Feb 25
Harriet Murav discusses her research analyzing artistic and documentary texts created in the immediate aftermath of the pogroms of the Russian Civil War through the biopolitical lens of abandonment and the Jewish concept of "hefker"
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