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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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Old and New Theories about the Origins of Yiddish w/ Dr. Kalman Weiser
Old and New Theories about the Origins of Yiddish w/ Dr. Kalman Weiser

Old and New Theories aboutthe Origins of Yiddish

Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018Time: 7:00 p.m.Location: Party Room,701 Sheppard Avenue West - buzz code #002Street parking available nearby.Admission to this event is $10, payable at the door(cash only).

LECTURE:When,…Read more

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Workmen's Circle yesterday...
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Workmen's Circle yesterday...

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Workmen's Circle yesterday for Jordan Chad's AWESOME presentation on the lost Yiddish version of Einstein's theory of relativity! Jordan is the latest translator of this work - and the only translator of the work…Read more

Ot Azoj Festival
Ot Azoj Festival

Join us for "Ot Azoj!", the 5th international festival of Jewish culture! 3 days of events over 3 months, all celebrating Jewish culture and language. Featuring:

"The History of the Yiddish Language," a lecture by Kalman Weiser

February 25, 7:00 pm

701…Read more

Winter 2018 Yiddish Language Classes
Winter 2018 Yiddish Language Classes

ADULT YIDDISH CLASSESUptown: Beginners, Intermediate, and AdvancedSundays, 10 am - 12 pmJanuary 7 - March 18, 201810 Classes | Cost: $150Beth David Synagogue, 55 Yeomans RoadDowntown: Intermediate

Wednesdays, 7 - 9 pmJanuary 31-March 21, 20188 Classes…Read more