Jewish Children's Periodicals in Poland 1918-1939 | The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies

Jewish Children's Periodicals in Poland 1918-1939

November 7, 2012
4:00 pm

Dr. Adina Bar-El, Author
 Location: UA Hillel Foundation
Suggested parking: 2nd Street Garage


Co-sponsored with the Weintraub Israel Center's "Heartbeat of Israel" series

Dr. Adina Bar-El, Author

In this lecture, Dr. Adina Bar-El will discuss the origins of Jewish education in Poland, highlighting Yiddish and Hebrew periodicals by comparing their Political, social and cultural messages.  Adina Bar-El, children`s author and editor, was born in Tel Aviv in 1946. She received her BA in literature and Bible studies from Tel Aviv University and an MA in librarianship from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She wrote her PhD thesis on children`s newspapers written in Hebrew and Yiddish in Poland between the wars.

Bar-El has published 19 books for children, a book of poetry and two books of non-fiction. She currently heads the Association "Somalion" for authors of books for children and youth. She is also a member of the "Hebrew Authors’ Association."

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