Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Yiddish Shorts: An Evening of One-Act Plays from the Yiddish Theater
Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater

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Translated into English by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub
Directed by Adam Immerwahr

Yermiyaho Ahoron Taub is the author of six books of poetry, including most recently A moyz tsvishn vakldike volkn-kratsers: geklibeneYidishe lider/A Mouse Among Tottering Skyscrapers: Selected Yiddish Poems (2017).  Tsugreytndik zikh tsu tantsn: naye Yisidh lider/Preparing to Dance:  New Yiddish songs, a CD of nine of his Yiddish poems set to music, was released on the Multikulti Project label ( in 2014.  Taub was honored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage as one of New York’s best emerging Jewish artist and has been nominated four times for a Pushcart Prize and twice for a  Best of the Net award.  With Ellen Cassedy, he is the recipient of the 2012 Yiddish Book Center Translation Prize for Oedipul in Brooklyn and other Stories by Blume Lempel (Mandel Vilar Press and Dryad Press, 2016).  His short stories have appeared in Hamilton Stone Review, Jewish, The Jewish Literary Journal, Jewrotica, Penshaft: New Yiddish Writing, and Second Hand Stories Podcast, among other publications.

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

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