Thursday, AM2 In February 1913, when a grade 6 teacher at the Aberdeen School made disparaging remarks about her Jewish pupils, a small group of 12-year old boys responded by calling a general strike. Several hundred Jewish children congregated in the park across the street where they appointed strike leaders, established a negotiating committee, and [...]
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Tuesday to Friday, PM1 You can bake it; you can boil it; you can fry it or you can stuff it–you’ve still got to eat it, if only for the sake of the all the starving children who would be happy with a nice plate of lung-and-liver to go with their prune compote. We’ll look [...]
This year, to accompany the debut of the KlezKanada Poetry Initiative, Kolya Borodulin’s annual “Bagegenish mit Yidish” will become a special “Bagegenish mit yidisher poezye.” Each day a different poet will be featured and there will be special concert presentations in this period. OCCUPY YIDDISH! – Di anarchisten (Tuesday) This will be a session about [...]
Thursday, evening The Jewish carnival – with our faculty and guests in performance and all of us on our feet.
Thursday, AM1 Three filmmakers who have explored subjects ranging from deli to klezmer from Montreal to Lodz discuss their process from conception to marketing. They will show clips and engage in discussion about the making of Jewish documentary films today. Faculty: Erik Anjou, Garry Beitel, David Kaufman; moderated by Evelyn Tauben