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Reflections in a Time of War: Yiddish Culture and Jewish History in Ukraine

The community is invited to join this online event featuring a panel of speakers, including musician Daniel Kahn.

This event will be remote, via Zoom.  Registration required on Eventbrite: 

The Eventbrite system will email the Zoom link a couple day prior to the event and again the afternoon of the event.


This panel discussion, featuring Berlin-based singer and songwriter Daniel Kahn, will discuss Jewish history and Yiddish culture in Ukraine. Panelists include:

Naomi Seidman, Jackman Humanities Professor at the University of Toronto,

Mikhail Krutikov, professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Preston R. Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies at the Univ. of Michigan,

Gennady Estraikh, scholar of Yiddish literature and culture and professor at New York University,

Karen Auerbach, associate professor; Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat Scholar in Jewish History at UNC-Chapel Hill,

Michele Rivkin-Fish, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at UNC-Chapel Hill, and

Ruth von Bernuth, Seymour & Carol Levin Distinguished Term Professor and Director, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill



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