A Taste of Honey Off the Page: A children's storytelling event with Miriam Udel

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Event Presenter/Author: 
Miriam Udel

Miriam Udel will read from Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children's Literature. She will be joined by Cameron Bernstein. This event is aimed primarily at children ages 4-8 but will also offer a great deal to their older siblings and loving grownups.

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: Cameron Bernstin is a recent UChicago graduate ('20) and young Yiddishist based in the Chicago area. She began learning Yiddish in her fourth year of university, and since graduating has channeled her education into a TikTok account dedicated to videos about Yiddish language and culture.


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