The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research will host a discussion with Alice Nakhimovsky and Roberta Newman, authors of Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America, Tuesday, June 17, at 7 p.m. Actor Yelena Shmulenson will begin the evening with dramatic readings of selected letters. IUP author Elissa Bemporad will moderate the event.
General admission is $10; YIVO members', seniors' and students' admission is $7. Tickets are available at smarttix.com or 212-868-4444.
Copies of the book will be available for sale at the event through McNally Jackson Books.