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Yiddish Club: When a Kugel Lies on Your Face: The Irony and Wit of Yiddish Idioms
November 17, 2020 @ 11:00 amFree and open to all seniors!
The focus on Yiddish idioms and folklore as an expression of Ashkenazi Jewry’s historical experience and of Judaism as a lived tradition. Moreover, as hundreds of Yiddish words and idioms made their way into American English, some of that humor became a staple of contemporary humor. Led by Gil Ribak, Associate Professor at the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona.
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