Arizona State University Jewish Studies

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Ken Frieden, 2015 Albert and Liese Eckstien Scholar-in-Residence2015 Albert and Liese Eckstein Scholar-in-Residence
B.G. Rudolph Chair in Judaic Studies, Syracuse University

Monday, February 23, 2015 | reservation form

Travelling to Zion and Beyond:
Sea Travel, Translation and the Rise of Modern Literature

10:30 a.m. | Lattie F. Coor Hall, room 4403 | ASU Tempe

American Cinema and the Yiddish Tradition
7 p.m. | lecture | Arizona Jewish Historical Society | Cutler‚ú°Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center

Ken Frieden is the author of Classic Yiddish Fiction, and anthologies of Yiddish literature in translation, such as Tales of Mendele the Book Peddler and Classic Yiddish Stories. He edits the series Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art; translates from Yiddish and Hebrew; and has edited collections of short stories by Israeli authors Etgar Keret and David Ehrlich.