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


TJFS Presents
TJFS Presents "The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen" with Bilingual Q&A November 29, 4pm

Back by popular demand!

The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen

Co-presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society, UJA Committee for Yiddish, The Yiddish Vinkl and Anne Tannenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Toronto. Dr. May Cohen and…Read more

Coming Soon: Learn Yiddish Online This Winter!


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 fall and summer 2020 online lecture series, you can watch the recordings on our YouTube page!

Dr. Rachel Seelig presents the English-language Holocaust Education Lecture, "On the Edge of the Volcano: Yiddish Literature in…Read more