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Query: ID for Yiddish lullaby

Dear list,

If you recognize the first two measures of the Yiddish lullaby I've provided in the schema below, I'd be grateful to hear from you. I'm looking for the title and a printed source that I can cite. I'm pretty sure it's not the end of a song, but it could appear in the middle rather than the first two measures. I've already posted this to a musicology list, but people were too focused on the words!  

If you think a scan would help, I'll be glad to send you one off-list.

Many thanks.

In A minor, 4/4

Seminar: Introduction to the Study of the Italian Race Laws (1938)

Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, 24 West 12th Street

October 22 at 6:30 PM: The Anti-Jewish Legislation of Fascist Italy 1938-1943 

October 24 at 6:30 PM: The Content of the Law.

October 26 at 2:00 PM: The Persecution of the Jews in Italy (1943-1945).

Michele Sarfatti (Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan and member of the Italian delegation of IHRA). Introduced by Ruth Ben Ghiat (NYU) and David Forgac (NYU).

Job: Sophia Moses Robison Professor of Jewish Studies, Wellesley College

Wellesley College is seeking to hire the next Sophia Moses Robison Professor of Jewish Studies, to teach in, and to lead, its now 30-year-old program in that field. Candidates may come from any sub-field within Jewish Studies. The Robison Professorship is a tenured position; candidates should be tenured in their current institution or at the point of being reviewed for tenure.

Fellowship: Jim Joseph Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Jewish Education, Stanford University, Graduate School of Education


DEADLINE: November 15, 2018

The Concentration in Education and Jewish Studies (EdJS) at the Stanford Graduate School of Education invites applications for the Jim Joseph Post-Doctoral Fellowship in education and religion for a two-year appointment, beginning in the fall of 2019. 

Fellowship: Dr. Eli Reinhard Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Jewish Studies, Stanford University, Taube Center for Jewish Studies

DEADLINE: November 12, 2018

The Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University is proud to invite qualified candidates to apply to the inaugural Dr. Eli Reinhard Post-Doctoral Fellowship.  The Reinhard Fellow will be appointed for two-years, beginning in the Fall of 2019.