Committee for Yiddish

COMING APRIL 2021: Learn Yiddish Online This Spring!


Learn, refresh, and improve your speaking, reading, and writing Yiddish language skills with experienced instructors in a fun and stimulating learning environment.

Beginner-Plus, Intermediate, and Advanced Yiddish Language

Sundays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am ET | April 18 - June 20, 2021
10 Classes | Cost: $160

Beginner Yiddish (no prior experience required)

Thursdays, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET | April 22 - June 24, 2021
10 Classes | Cost: $160

Intermediate-Plus (for students with 2 or more years of Yiddish study)

Mondays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am ET | April 19 - June 27, 2021
10 Classes | Cost: $160

Please note: To enrol in Intermediate-Plus, students must be able to independently read a short Yiddish newspaper article or essay each week. Classes will be conducted in Yiddish.

These classes are offered by the Committee for Yiddish, UJA Federation.

For more info and to pre-register: | 416-635-2883 x5189

THEATRE WORKSHOP "Mayn Sheyne Meydl" *On Zoom!*

Experience the joys of Yiddish through the magic of Lerner and Loewe's classic - only in this Yiddish version, the "lady" is a bagel seller from the Lower East Side. All are welcome! Scripts are provided in transliteration, and no previous Yiddish or performance experience is required. Faciliated by award-winning performer, director, and playwright, David Gale.

Tuesdays, 7:00pm - 8:30 pm ET | April 20 - June 22, 2021
10 Classes | Cost: $160

For more info and to pre-register: or | 416-635-2883 x5189


Participants will read and discuss humerous short stories in Yiddish from the anthology "A Bukh Tsum Lakhn". Materials provided in PDF form.

Third Tuesday of each month, 7:30pm - 9:00pm ET, Starting April 20, 2021
Cost: $30 annually for new registrants

For more info: | 416-635-2883 x5189


Beginner Conversation 1

Develop basic Yiddish conversational skills while engaging with the rich world of Yiddish culture. All materials are provided in transliteration. No prior knowledge required.

*This class has been cancelled, but will be offered again for the summer term in July/August 2021*

Intermediate Conversation 1

Thursdays, 7:00pm - 8:30pm ET | April 22 - June 24, 2021
10 Classes | Cost: $250 plus HST

Practice and expand your Yiddish conversational skills while using songs and storytelling to engage with Yiddish language and culture. All materials provided in transliteration.

Prerequisite: Completion of "Beginner Conversation 2" or equivalent beginner-level knowledge.

For more details and to register for these courses, please click here to visit the Miles Nadal website