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Michael Alpert, NYC, 22 Mar 2009

World-renowned singer and klezmer musician Michael Alpert will be performing this Sunday, March 22 in a program beginning at 5 P.M. at the Center for Jewish History in New York City, 15 West 16th St. Michael will be singing Yiddish songs about yidishkayt from both a religious and secular perspective. This is part of a larger all-Yiddish program in memory of Yiddish scholar and activist Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter. Featured speakers are Dr. David Fishman of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America? who will speak on the topic, "The Problem of Religion and Secularism among Secular Yiddishists: A Historical Analysis" and Rukhl Schaechter of the Yiddish Forverts who will speak? on "My Father's Secularism and Tradition."
Suggested donation - $5.00.

You may reserve tickets by calling 212-889-0380, leagueforyiddish.org/ditsyeprledr.html.

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