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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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Yiddish Poetry in Israel: a Conversation with Mirian Trinh Lecture
Yiddish Poetry in Israel: a Conversation with Mirian Trinh Lecture

Yiddish Poetry in Israel: a Conversation with Mirian Trinh Lecture

April 22, 2015, 7:30pm

Sherman Campus, Lipa Greene Centre, Tamari Family Hall

4600 Bathurst Street

Free Admission

Dr. Miriam Trinh, who is based in Israel, is conducting research…Read more

Global Yiddish Culture, 1938-1948
Global Yiddish Culture, 1938-1948

Sunday, April 19, 2015

8:00pm Concert: "Defending the Homeland: Rare Yiddish Songs of World War II"

Featuring Psoy Korolenko and Anna Shternshis

Al Green Theatre, 720 Spadina Avenue

Tickets $10 at the door. Free for students.

"Avant-bard" singer/songwriter/performer…Read more

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

Toronto Workmen's Circle

invites you to the Commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of the WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING

Sunday, April 19, 2015

3:00pm

Worman's Circle Centre

471 Lawrence Avenue West

in the Programme: Ghetto Songs & Poems

Guest Speaker (in English): Dr. Samuel Kassow

Spring into Yiddish
Spring into Yiddish

An Intermediate level class, 10 week session includes Yiddish literature, conversation, grammar and songs, conducted in Yiddish, Sundays 10 am to 12 noon.

Beth David Synagogue, 55 Yeomans Rd. Begins Apr 19. Cost $150.

Register 416 635 2883 x 5189 or committeeforyiddish@ujafed.org

Sponsored…Read more