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


Friends of Yiddish
Friends of Yiddish "A Chanukah Hulyanka" - Sunday, December 8, 2pm

Join Friends of Yiddish for their "Chanukah Hulyanka" Concert on Sunday, December 8 at 2pm.

Beth Tikvah Synagogue Social Hall at 3080 Bayview Avenue

Tickets: $10 for FoY members, $18 at the door (RSVP required)

To RSVP, email Velvl at, or Call Lillian at 416-783-3603

Yiddish Classes for Fall 2019


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: | 416-635-2883 x5189


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"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