Soviet Yiddish Writers event by Five Leaves Publications, London.
August 31 @ 18:00 - 19:30 UTC+0
Soviet Yiddish writers event by the Five Leaves Publications and the Jewish Music Institute, London.
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Location SOAS. Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, exact room TBA.
On August 12th 1952, thirteen members of the Soviet Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee יידישער אנטי פאשיסטישער קאמיטעט were murdered on the orders of Stalin. Join us to commemorate their 70th יארצייט
S. Lozovskii, J. Juzefovich, Prof. B. Shimeliovich, I. Fefer, L. Kvitko, P. Markish, D. Bergelson, D. Hofstein, B. Zuskin, L. Talmi, I. Vatenberg, E. Teumin, and Ch. Vatenberg-Ostrovska
6.30-9.30 (doors 6.00)
Speakers: Gennady Estraikh, Professor, New York University and Helen Beer, Lecturer Emerita, University College London
Music: Polina Shepherd
Followed by Song Searcher (83 minutes) a film about Moyshe Beregovsky, who recorded and studied the traditional music of Ukrainian Jewry in the 192s, 30s and 40s and who was imprisoned in a Stalinist labour camp in 1950.
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