WEEKEND PROGRAM | The Plays of Sholem Asch

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Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
United States


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Explore Sholem Asch's remarkable plays with Professor Joel Berkowitz of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Yiddish Book Center Bibliographer David Mazower; and actor, translator, and author Caraid O’Brien.

The weekend includes:

  • Three lectures by leading scholars of Asch and Yiddish theater 
  • A conversation between Joel Berkowitz and Caraid O’Brien, facilitated by David Mazower
  • A play reading workshop
  • A tour of the Yiddish Book Center, with a behind-the-scenes look at rare volumes of Asch's work
  • Recommended readings
  • Kosher, catered meals
  • Plenty of lively discussion

Please note our cancellation policy: Registration closes October 28. Cancellations by October 18 will be refunded, minus a $30 administration fee per registered participant. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide a refund for cancellations after October 18.

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