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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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Upcoming Lecture: October 6, 2019
Upcoming Lecture: October 6, 2019

The UJA Committee for Yiddish Invites You to an English-Language Lecture by Professor Anita Norich

A JEWISH REFUGEE IN NEW YORK: A NOVEL BY KADYA MOLODOVSKY, TRANSLATED BY ANITA NORICH

Sunday, October 6 | 2pm | Tamari Hall, Lipa Green Building, 4600 Bathurst…Read more

Yiddish Classes for Fall 2019

UPTOWN

Beth David Synagogue, 55 Yeomans Rd

Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced

Sundays, 10:00am - 12:00pm | September 15 - December 15, 2019

12 Classes | Cost: $200

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

DOWNTOWN

Miles…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