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Yiddish Language Scholar Miriam Isaacs to Shed Light on Songs by Holocaust Survivors and Offer Yiddish Language Workshop

From October 16-18, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies proudly hosts Dr. Miriam Isaacs, an independent scholar in the fields of Yiddish language and culture, heritage languages, and translation. Dr. Isaacs, a retired Affiliate Visiting Associate Professor of Yiddish Language and Culture at the University of Maryland College Park, has done extensive work on the Yiddish song holdings from the DP Camps in the Benjamin Stonehill Oral History Collection and will focus on the results of her studies in a public evening lecture. Dr. Isaacs will also offer a Yiddish language workshop. For more information, please contact the Center at 828.262.2311 or