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Courses by instructor: Eddy Portnoy

Eddy Portnoy

Eddy PortnoyEddy Portnoy is Senior Researcher and Exhibition Curator at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City. He teaches Yiddish language and literature at Rutgers University and is a contributing editor at The Forward and Tablet Magazine, where he writes on Jews and popular culture.

Gallery Chat: Bad Rabbi And Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press

A350-CJM Instructors: Portnoy Starting: 10/13/2017 Location: The Contemporary Jewish Museum

YIVO scholar Eddy Portnoy reads from Bad Rabbi. The book exposes the seamy underbelly of pre-WWII New York and Warsaw, the two major centers of Yiddish culture in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ...