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Adult Education - Presentation by Dr. Dancis on Mameloshn and the Joys of Kvetching.

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Sunday, June 2, 2019 28 Iyyar 5779 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday, May 19, 2019 14 Iyyar 5779 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come and join a lively group who likes to learn and talk about a variety of subjects.  We meet while Shalom Sunday School is in session.

Sunday morning, June 2nd, Dr. Dancis will present to the adult discussion group on the topic of "Mameloshn and the Joys of Kvetching"  He writes, "This presentation is based on the book Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods by Michael Wex, a Canadian novelist, playwright, translator, lecturer, performer, and author of books on language and literature. We will examine the roots of Yiddish, its expressive use in curses, courtship, sex, etc., attempts to use Yiddish as a replacement for religion and a brief look at its modern revival."

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