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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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Amol iz geven a Nign (Once there was a Melody)
Amol iz geven a Nign (Once there was a Melody)

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YIDDISH THEATRE WORKSHOP

amol iz geven a nign

Based on the Israeli smash hit musical Ish Hasid Haya by Dan Almagor Translated to Yiddish by Shimshon Dunsky

Dates:

October 9 - December 11, 2018

Time:

Tuesdays, 7:30 - 9:30pm…Read more

Yiddish Classes

Registration is now open!

FALL SCHEDULE 2018

Here's the chance you were waiting for. Our fall 2018 classes are about to start. Don't miss your chance to dive into a world of Yiddish. Check out the information below and…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

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Workmen's Circle yesterday...
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Workmen's Circle yesterday...

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Workmen's Circle yesterday for Jordan Chad's AWESOME presentation on the lost Yiddish version of Einstein's theory of relativity! Jordan is the latest translator of this work - and the only translator of the work…Read more