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Free screening of documentary film FRIDAYS AT LEYVIK HOUSE

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm
Global & International Studies Building, Room 1128

Part of "Authors Talk" series supported by the Dorit & Gerald Paul Program in Jewish Culture and the Arts

"Leyvik House," since the early 1970s and until the mid-1990s, was the central location for Yiddish writers in Israel. These are the years that the blossoming of Yiddish literature fall on in a country of absolute Hebrew. Writers gathered in the House every Friday. Their perturbation related to the prohibition and mortification of the Yiddish culture and literature in Israel, are told by the famous writers: M. Tzaneen, Enta Mash, Rivka Basman, I. luhden, and others.

Boris Sandler, a famous Jewish prose writer, was born in 1950 in Beltz (Besarabia). He graduated from the Music Conservatory in Kishenev in 1975 and.played violin in the Moldovian Symphony Orchestra. In 1983 he received the highest degree in literature from the Literary Institute (Academy) in Moscow. Sandler is the author of sixteen books of poetry and fiction and the author of 13 documentary films. In 1992, Boris Sandler repatriated to Israel, where he worked at the Hebrew University (Jerusalem). He was the editor of the children's magazine "Kind un Keyt." His works have been translated into Russian, English, French, German, Hebrew and Rumanian. Sander was editor-in-chief of Forverts from 1998-2016. Dr. Sandler's visit is connected with the presentation of his book RED SHOES FOR RACHEL: THREE NOVELLAS AND A SHORT STORY.

This event is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need assistance, arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Please contact