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Literature at Lunch 

All are welcome to this year's first Literature and Lunch session on Saturday, October 30, from 12:15-1:45 p.m.  Join Gail virtually for thoughtful discussion of fiction by Isaac Leib Peretz (Poland, 1852-1915). I.L. Peretz, Mendele Mokher Seforim and Sholem Aleichem are considered the three great classical Yiddish writers. Peretz is credited with laying the foundations of both Yiddish modernism and a new Hebrew style. A prolific writer of short stories, poems, plays and essays, he probed deeply into individual psychology, portraying the humanity of his characters and their Jewish identities. He also used satire and humor to expose human flaws and some of the troubling realities of their world.
 
We will discuss three of I.L. Peretz's best known short stories:
"Motl Prince."  and two articles about Peretz:
 
 For questions about Literature at Lunch contact Gail 
 
Sat, November 27 2021 23 Kislev 5782