Inside the Yiddish Folksong:

An Analytical Approach to a Treasured Tradition

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Please join us for the upcoming event: 

Refreshing the Yiddish Folksong: A Re-launch for
June 23, 12 noon EDT.

This event showcases the next phases of "Inside the Yiddish Folksong" launched in November 2020. See the new participants Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Hankus Netsky, and Janet Leuchter present their contribution. The core team will report on other initiatives leading to a symposium at Yiddish New York 2021.

YIVO’s Yiddish Folksong Project - Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

An Unknown Gem from the World of Yiddish Religious Folksong - Janet Leuchter

The Musical Repertoire of Morris Hollender - Hankus Netsky

Register to attend here: 

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We are grateful for the support of

the Dr. David M. Milch Foundation and the Atran Foundation.

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Thanks to the following individuals for assisting with the technical development of this page.

Videography: Andrew Colwell, Pete Rushefsky

Website development: Sophie Adelman, Clara Byom