What is Yiddish? Who still speaks Yiddish? Why should we care?
If you seek answers to these questions, this is an event for you. Learn about the origins and development of Yiddish and get your questions answered by our CEO Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh. Drink a glass of wine, enjoy some nosh, and mingle with other people with interest in the La Jolla area. This event will be broadcast on Zoom.
Cost: sliding scale, the sooner you register the less you pay!
$30 if you register by Wednesday Apr 26 for in-person attendance (nosh and drinks included)
$40 if you register between Apr 26 and 28 for in person attendance (nosh and drinks included)
$18 for last-minute registration on Zoon
Where: In-person at Yiddishland and online on Zoom
When: Friday, April 28, 2023, 7:00-8:00 p.m. PT (9:00 p.m. CT, 10:00 p.m. ET)
Instructor: Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh
Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh is a PhD candidate in the Slavic Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is working on her dissertation on Yiddish Theater in Communist Warsaw. Originally from Poland, Jana holds a Master of Arts degree in Polish Philology and Jewish Studies from the University of Wrocław. Jana is not only a practicing academic but also an active theater artist and critic. She is an actor, director, playwright, and producer of Yiddish theater. In October 2017, she moved to San Diego and launched the Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA), Yiddishland CA, and the Yiddish Theater Academy.