arbeiters and writers

the jewish labor committe, along with the congress for jewish culture and the yiddish forward have organized a gathering to commemorate the jewish writers murdered in the lubyanka prison in moscow on aug. 12, 1952.

the program will feature poems, songs and memoirs read by poets, actors, and scholars of yiddish including sholem berger, thomas bird, yontev derbaremdiker, dr. paul glasser, emanuel s. goldsmith, beyle schaechter-gottesman, pearl lang, moyshe loyev, david rogow, charne schaechter, yelena shmulenson, joseph weissman, and hy wolfe.

the event will take place tomorrow—tuesday, august 12 at 6 pm at congregation habonim, 44 west 66th street b/t cpw & columbus.

to learn more on this subject, check out stalin’s secret pogrom, by joshua rubenstein & vladimir p. naumov.

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