The Naomi Foundation is delighted to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 year for projects in the following areas: innovative education and teacher training, Yiddish in academic and scholarly settings, and scientific and medical research. The deadline for submitting applications is February 1, 2017, and applicants will be notified of their application’s status on June 15, 2017. The Naomi Foundation aims to support projects that challenge the status quo and create meaningful relationships with its grantees.
Monthly Archives: November 2016
Book Launch Party at the New York Public Library for Raising Secular Jews Yiddish Schools and Their Periodicals for American Children, 1917–1950 by Naomi Prawer Kadar Introduction by David G. Roskies Through the lens of children’s literature, explore the largely untold story of secular Yiddish schools in America. **** This unique literary study of Yiddish children’s literature, created for the school magazines of the Yiddish schools in America, casts new light on the values and ideals that immigrant Eastern European