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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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Upcoming Program: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, 2:00pm EST. Prof. Lubomyr Luciuk on Mendel Osherowitch's 1933 Book on Soviet Ukraine
Upcoming Program: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, 2:00pm EST. Prof. Lubomyr Luciuk on Mendel Osherowitch's 1933 Book on Soviet Ukraine

The UJA Committee for Yiddish Invites You to a Free Online Event

A RARE EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE GREAT FAMINE IN SOVIET UKRAINE

Prof. Lubomyr Luciuk will discuss the recent publication of "How People Live in Soviet Russia" by Yiddish journalist Mendel…Read more

Coming January, 2021: Learn Yiddish Online This Winter!

COMPREHENSIVE YIDDISH LANGUAGE CLASSES *On Zoom!*

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