The book launch of A Second Chance: The Making of Yiddish Melbourne By Margaret Taft and Andrew Markus

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Event Details

Date: 16 Sep 2018 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Caulfield Campus, H116, Monash University

Description

Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

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The book launch of A Second Chance: The Making of Yiddish Melbourne By Margaret Taft and Andrew Markus

This book will be launched by Ms Danielle Charak, a much loved leading identity of the Yiddish community. With MC Mr Joe Tigel and special guest Mr Michael Gawenda AM.They came from an old world to a new land. The Yiddish speakers from Eastern Europe brought few material possessions but clung to a language and culture that defined who they were.Melbourne gave them a second chance at life, an opportunity to rebuild a secular Yiddish world; one that came to change and reshape an entire community.

 

 

 

 

 

DATE

Sunday 16 September

TIME

03:00pm – 04:00pm

VENUE

Monash University
Room H116, 
Building H,
Caulfield Campus
900 Dandenong Road

For further information, please contact Amy Benjamin on amy.benjamin@monash.edu


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