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Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, Philadelphia, PA, Sep 26

A Celebration of Contemporary Yiddish Poetry and Song with Beyle Schaechter- Gottesman

Sunday, September 26, 2:30 pm
Gratz College, Philadephia, 7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park, PA
Yiddish Poetry and Song
Tuttleman Library Reading Room

This program features modern Yiddish poetry and their translations, song and musical arrangements and commentary by the poet/composer herself. Selections include Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman's "Zumerteg" (Summer Days), "Af di Gasn fun der Shtot" (On the Streets of the City) and "Perpl Shlenglt Zich der Veg" (Purple Winds the Road).

Also participating ­ Kathryn Hellerstein, Chair of University of Pennsylvania Jewish Studies Program; Alexander (Sender) Botwinik, Musical Director; Itzik Gottesman, Associate Editor, Yiddish Forward; and Sherman Labovitz, Yiddish singer.

Free and Open to the Public. To reserve a space,
call Rita Ratson at 215-635-7300, ext. 177.

Co-sponsored by Sholom Aleichem Club, University of Pennsylvania Yiddish Studies Program and Drexel University.

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