Novershtern Lecture


Chicago YIVO is proud to announce our Spring 2011 lecturer: Professor Avraham Novershtern.

When: Sunday March 6 

* Yiddish Talk @ 1:30 PM

* English Lecture @ 2 PM

Where: Temple Beth Israel (Skokie)

Avraham Novershtern currently serves as Senior Lecturer in the Yiddish Department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and director of Sholem Aleichem House (“Beit Sholem Aleichem”) in Tel Aviv.

In the years 1986-1998, Novershtern was a Visiting Professor at the Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture, sponsored by Columbia University and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.  He is currently a Fellow at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan.

Novershtern received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University, and has published articles and monographs about the central figures in Yiddish Literature of the twentieth century. He is also the co-editor of Yivo-bleter, the central scholarly journal in Yiddish.

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