As part of the Shalom Aleichem Conference which will take place mainly in Jerusalem from Sunday, May 15, 2016 until Thursday, May 19, 2016, The Goldreich Family Institute will organize one day at Tel Aviv University on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 with lectures by:
Lawrence Rosenwald (Wellesley College)
Motl´s New York, or The Rhetorical Geography of the Immigrant City
Lauren B. Strauss (George Washington University)
"Motl peysi dem khazns as Archetyoe for Jewish Emigrants: 'Stop crying! You need healthy eyes to enter America!'"
Irad Ben Isaak (Tel Aviv University)
מוטיב התנועה וההגירה ברומן "מוטל בן פייסי החזן" ובחייו של שלום עליכם
Ellen Kellman (Brandeis University)
From Krushnik to New York: America as a Place of Last Resort in "Mayses fun Toyznt Eyn Nakht"