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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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Nov 1 Holocaust Education Lecture with Rachel Seelig
Nov 1 Holocaust Education Lecture with Rachel Seelig

The UJA Committee for Yiddish and The Toronto Workmen's Circle invite you to a Holocaust Education Online Lecture with Rachel Seelig

ON THE EDGE OF THE VOLCANO: YIDDISH LITERATURE IN BERLIN BEFORE THE THIRD REICH

Sunday, November 1, 2020 | 2:00pm EST

When…Read more

Learn Yiddish Online This Fall!

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.

Beginner, Intermediate, and…Read more

Missed Our Recent Lectures?

If you missed our exciting summer lectures with Chantal Ringuet and Dr. Miriam Trinh, you can watch the recordings on our YouTube page!

Dr. Miriam Trinh presents the Yiddish-language talk, "Plagues in Yiddish Literature" Megeyfes in der Yidisher Literature…Read more