Sunday, September 2
3.00 p.m. Open House at the Bibliothèque Medem
Exhibition of the collection of books on Yiddish humor. Recordings will be played, with commentary by Nadia Déhan-Rotschild.
From 3.00 to 5.30 p.m. Einstein Weinstein
Famous sketch by Dzigan and Schumacher in Yiddish with supratitles in French,
interpreted continuously by Michel Fisbein and Jacky Scheer.
Dzigan and Schumacher are to Jewish humor what the Marx
Brothers are to American humor… though on the other hand, hmmm…
Einstein Weinstein is one of their favorite numbers.
It’s the story of two old friends, one cultivated, interested in the world and the issues of his time, the other totally uneducated. The former tries to inculcate in the latter some appreciation of knowledge and study, starting with Einstein…
From September 2 to 12, 2012
The comic strip and Jewish identity
This playful exhibition consists of works by Jewish authors as well as a series of drawings on subjects related to Jews and Jewishness, sometimes with historical precision, sometimes with humor and derision. The exhibition was created by the Fonds social juif unfié with the support of the Fondation du judaïsme français.
Show, exhibition and visit of the library: free of charge.
Wednesday, September 12 at 3.00 p.m.
Comic strips, a forceful expression of identity
By Lise Benkemoun
In conjunction with the exhibition shown as part of the European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage, Lise Benkemoun traces a panorama of comic strips from the 1930s to today.
Lise Benkemoun has worked for 15 years as a journalist for comics magazines and now heads a collection for éditions Delcourt.
Refreshments offered after the lecture.
Admission: 5 €. Members: 3 €. Free of charge for children and students.