Last month Wex was in New York to take part in a panel discussion about the nature of Jewish humour. The Art of the Kvetch: Jewish Humor as Secularism was presented by the Jewish Studies department at Eugene Lang College, part of The New School for Liberal Arts. The other participants were Noah Isenberg, author […]
Just in time for Pesach Michael Wex discusses Passover dishes. In this lecture given at the National Yiddish Book Center in 2008 Wex talks about all the different types of kosher dishes and what they did back in the old country.
On Tuesday 24th November Michael Wex gave a talk to the Toronto Reading Series about his writing process. He was the third of three authors (the others being Ian Brown talking about his book The Boy in the Moon: A Father’s Search for His Disabled Son and Catherine Gildiner with After the Falls) talking about […]
Here’s Wex discussing the great Yiddish expression hak mir nisht ken tshaynik at the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA.
Wex talks to a predominantly Jewish Canadian audience about How to Be a Mentsh (and Not a Shmuck) at this year’s appearance at the Toronto Jewish Book Fair. Michael Wex at the Toronto Jewish Book Fair 2009 from Marilla Wex on Vimeo.