Fruma Mohrer, Roberta Newman.
New York City, USA, 2000. Booklet, 24 pp., illustrations: 27 col., 7 b&w, 28 × 21 cm. English, with some Yiddish.
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (18 October 2000–27 April 2001)
A celebration of the 75th anniversary of YIVO’s founding in Vilna, and the opening of the Center for Jewish History, YIVO’s new home. Individual sections on the history of YIVO, the role it played in Jewish scholarship and communal life in Europe and the United States, the Yiddish language, literature and culture, European Jewry (everyday life and history), and the Holocaust and its aftermath. Each section with introductory text, and illustrated by exhibits. Brief descriptive captions. 34 items pictured.
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