CEERES of Voices: Miriam Udel - "Honey on the Page" - Jessica Kirzane

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Presenter/Author: 
Miriam Udel

Miriam Udel will discuss Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children's Literature. She will be joined in conversation by Jessica Kirzane.

Presented in partnership with the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies (CEERES)

Virtual event


About the book: In Honey on the Page, Miriam Udel delivers to students of Jewish history and literary culture a rich resource of Yiddish stories from around the globe, selected and translated by the author. She offers to Jewish families, educators, and librarians a treasure trove of Yiddish tales for children of all ages that will illuminate their religious, cultural, and ethical heritage.

About the author: Miriam Udel is associate professor of German Studies and Jewish Studies at Emory University, where her teaching focuses on Yiddish language, literature, and culture. She was ordained in 2019 as part of the Executive Ordination Track at Yeshivat Maharat, a program designed to bring qualified mid-career women into the Orthodox rabbinate.

About the interlocutor: Jessica Kirzane teaches Yiddish language as well as courses in Yiddish literature and culture. She received her PhD in Yiddish Studies from Columbia University in 2017. Kirzane is the Editor-in-Chief of In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies.

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