A bisl Yiddish: UNESCO & the permanence of Yiddish

12.12.2012                      28.Kislew. 5773                      Channuka 4

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A bisl Yiddish: UNESCO & the permanence of Yiddish

Exploring the role of Yiddish in Israel to bring you a weekly dose of Yiddishkayt.

UNESCO's international symposium regarding the Permanence of Yiddish was held in Paris on November 12 and 13 and brought together an eclectic group of internationals. Over the course of five round-table sessions, academics, journalists, teachers, artists, and UNESCO representatives presented their unique contributions to the preservation and promotion of usage and awareness of Yiddish….