Join us to practice your Yiddish and have a good time getting to know fellow Yiddish speakers! We will speak in mame-loshn about diverse topics, including conversation both as a group and in smaller cohorts. We will also try to solve a couple of riddles and learn some Yiddish expressions and sayings to enrich your repertoire. The session will be broadcast on Zoom.
When: Sunday, January 8, 2023, 11:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. CT, 2:00 p.m. ET, 7:00 p.m. in the UK, 8:00 p.m. in most of Europe, 9:00 p.m. in Israel)
Cost: In-person cost of admission: $10
Zoom cost of admission: $10
Tamara Gleason Freidberg is a historian (MPhil by UNAM, Mexico) and a gerontologist (MSc by King’s College London). She is the author of “Di Shvue, los bundistas en México y su participación en la comunidad judía.” Her work includes publications on Mexican Yiddish literature and the Jewish Left in Mexico. Tamara facilitates Yiddish sessions at the Holocaust Survivor’s Centre, is an active organiser of the Yiddish Open Mic (London) and Yiddish House London. As a PhD candidate at UCL London, she currently studies the Yiddish press in Mexico, its sources and its unique role in the communication of news about the Holocaust as it developed.