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Ellen Cassedy, Yiddish Translator

Saturday, May 4, 2019 29 Nisan 5779

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ellen Cassedy, Yiddish Translator
Treasures from the Trove of Women’s Writing in Yiddish

Ellen Cassedy is the award-winning author of We Are Here, a history of the Holocaust in Lithuania.  She is also the translator of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel (with Yermyahu Ahron Taub) and a new translation called On the Landing: Stories by Yenta Mash (with an afterward co-authored by Jessica Kirzane). 

Cassedy will sign copies of her latest translation, On the Landing, for those who pre-order a book by May 1.  Click here to order your copy.  Place your order and pay on this site; select "pickup at the Coop" under the shipping options, and put "for 5/2 pickup" in the comment section.  You may also order by phone at 773-752-4381.  OPT will collect the book for you, and Ellen Cassedy will sign it; you can pick it up at the event on May 4 or anytime thereafter.

This event is sponsored by the Adult Education Committee.

Click here to order your copy of On the Landing


We would like to make sure we have enough books here, please let us know if you ordered a book.


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