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


Program Cancelled - Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021
Program Cancelled - Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

Unfortunately our planned upcoming program on February 7, "A Rare Eyewitness Account of the Great Famine in Soviet Ukraine" with Prof. Lubomyr Luciuk and Sharon Power, has been cancelled.

For more information about "How People Live in Soviet Russia"…Read more

Coming January, 2021: 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.

**New Class Now Open: Beginner…Read more

Missed Our Recent Lectures?

If you missed our exciting 2020/2021 online lecture series, you can watch the recordings on our YouTube page!

Anastasiya Lyubas in Conversation with Miri Koral, "Debora Vogel: Wandering Star of Yiddish Literature", January 10, 2021 *Click here to watch…Read more