Yiddish Forward editor Rukhl Schaechter is sprinkling in a few speaking engagements during her upcoming 10-day trip to Israel.
She will begin Friday, March 29 by teaching a cooking class in Yiddish at The Cooking Studio in Tel Aviv. She’ll repeat the lesson in Jerusalem on April 4 (the location will be determined soon).
The next morning, at 11:15 a.m., she’ll speak about “The Yiddish Forward - Then and Now” in English at the Kehillat Yedidya Synagogue in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Baka.
On Sunday, March 31 at 2 p.m., she will give a lecture in Yiddish (with a smattering of English) on “The History of Gefilte Fish and Other Ashkenazi Dishes” at the Bet Yehudit Community Center in Jerusalem. It will be a delicious look at the past of an iconic Jewish food.
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This story "Yiddish Forverts Takes On Israel" was written by Forward Staff.