After a month of concentrating on prewar Yiddish newspapers from Vilnius (Yiddish Vílne), the weekly Yiddish Literary Reading Circle, now in its 17th year, turns in its next session, this coming Sunday, 18 October 2015 at 1 PM (1300) sharp, to readings from Yiddish newspapers in interwar Kaunas (Yiddish Kóvne).
Advertisement for Físhele brand soap alongside an image of the product with its Lithuanian product name Žuvelė, of the same meaning, “little fish”. From the 19 Feb. 1937 edition of the Kaunas Yiddish daily Ídishe shtíme (Žydų balsas— “Jewish Voice”), Courtesy Menke Katz Collection Vilnius.
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