2006 New York tour archive

This is an archive of Michael Wex’s 2006 New York tour.

Something for everyone! 6 opportunities to hear Michael Wex speaking in various languages and neighbourhoods, on various topics and for various budgets. Epes far yedn eynem! 6 gelegnhaytn tsu hern Mikhl Veks in farsheydene shprakhn, gegntn, temes un prayzn.

Lecture: “Don’t Knock Me a Teapot: Strange Yiddish Expressions and How They Got That Way”
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, 6th Floor
Directions: B/D/F/V train to 42nd Street; 7 train to 5th Avenue
Price: Free
Reservations: not needed; for information call 212-340-0873
Language: In English

Lecture: “Social and Psychological Origins of Yiddish”
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2006
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: YIVO, 15 W. 16th Street, Manhattan
Directions: F/V train to 14th Street
Price: $10/$5 students & seniors
Reservations: please buy tickets or reserve in advance: 212-606-8200
Language: In English

Referat: “Beyn Yisroel loamim: Yidn, Yidish un goles”
Date: fraytik dem 20stn Yanuar, 2006
Tsayt: 12:00 ba tog
Ort: YIVO, 15 W. 16th Street, Manhattan
For-instruktsyes: F/V/N/Q/R/4/5/6 ban biz 14ste gas
Prayz: bekhinem
Rezervatsyes: me darf onklingen 212-294-6139
Shprakh: AF YIDISH

Referat: “Daytsh af tselakhis: der ufkum fun Yidish”
Date: Shabeyse-nakht dem 21stn Yanuar, 2006
Tsayt: 7:30 n”m
Ort: Atran-Hoyz, 25 E. 21st Street, Manhattan
For-instruktsyes: R ban biz 23ste gas
Prayz: $7, kave un iberbaysns arayngerekhnt
Rezervatsyes: me darf nisht; nokh informatsyes klingt on 212-889-0381

Lecture: “Portrait of a People and a Language in Exile”
Date: Sunday, January 22, 2006
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Place: Hebrew Home for the Aged, 5901 Palisade Avenue, Riverdale, Bronx
Directions: Click here
Price: Free
Reservations: recommended, 1-800-56-SENIOR
Language: In English

Lecture: “Born to Kvetch”
Date: Sunday, January 22, 2006
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Makor, 35 W. 67th Street, Manhattan
Price: $15
Reservations: 212-415-5500
Language: In English