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.

Committee for Yiddish


Oct 15 "Yiddish Voices of Kensington" Online Lecture with Vivian Felsen

Miles Nadal JCC Presents an Online Lecture with Vivian Felsen:

"From Radical Poets to Rabbinical Scholars: The Yiddish Voices of Kensington Market"

Thursday, October 15, 2020, 1:30-3pm EDT

Between the 1910s-1950s, Toronto was home to a vibrant community…Read more

Learn Yiddish Online This Fall!


Learn, refresh, and improve your speaking, reading, and writing Yiddish language skills with experienced instructors in a fun and stimulating learning environment.

Beginner, Intermediate, and…Read more

Missed Our Recent Lectures?

If you missed our exciting summer lectures with Chantal Ringuet and Dr. Miriam Trinh, you can watch the recordings on our YouTube page!

Dr. Miriam Trinh presents the Yiddish-language talk, "Plagues in Yiddish Literature" Megeyfes in der Yidisher Literature…Read more