The symposium, “Permanence of Yiddish,” included an international team of scholars discussing the past, present and future of the Yiddish language.
In 2010, UNESCO published an atlas that outlined languages in danger of being lost. Yiddish was on the list. This language, intricately linked to the Jewish people, has seen a revival after being nearly lost in the wake of the Holocaust.
The symposium looked at efforts to promote, revive and spread the Yiddish language.
The full program is available upon request.
WHEN: Nov. 12-Nov. 13
WHERE: UNESCO, Paris