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Through educational, cultural and engagement programs, the Committee for Yiddish, UJA Federation fosters and promotes Yiddish language and culture - indeed the entire Ashkenaz tradition - as a vibrant part of contemporary Jewish life and as a vital link between the Jewish past and future.

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Dr. Marc Caplan Lecture, Feb 23:
Dr. Marc Caplan Lecture, Feb 23: "A Disenchanted Elijah: S. Ansky's 'Destruction of Galicia' (1920)"

The Committee for Yiddish, UJA Federation Invites You to an English-Language Lecture by Professor Marc Caplan

"A Disenchanted Elijah: Conspiracy, Allegory, and the Crisis of East European Jewry in S. Ansky's Destruction of Galicia (1920)"

Sunday,…Read more

Yiddish Classes for Winter 2020

UPTOWN

Beth David Synagogue, 55 Yeomans Rd

Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced

Sundays, 10:00am - 12:00pm | January 12 - March 22, 2020

10 Classes | Cost: $160

Pre-registration: yiddish@ujafed.org | 416-635-2883 x5189

DOWNTOWN

Miles Nadal…Read more

"Plotting Yiddish Drama"

Digital Yiddish Theater Project: "Plotting Yiddish Drama"

Announcing a new initiative by the Digital Yiddish Theater Project: "Plotting Yiddish Drama," a searchable database of plot synopses of Yiddish plays. The database is planned to expand, so…Read more