“The Things We Carry”: An evening of poetry and prose at Cornelia Street Cafe exploring the intangible baggage of immigration – superstitions, home remedies, and other peculiar beliefs – among Russian Jews. After the reading by BluePrint Fellow Olga Rukovets, the Yiddish Art Trio performed a special CD release preview for their upcoming album.

An evening of poetry and prose

All participants received an illustrated booklet of superstitions called “Babushka’s Little Book of Superstitions,” created by Olga Rukovets and Bonnie Chan.


Olga Rukovets The Things We Carry