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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: June 6, 2021, 2pm,
Upcoming Program: June 6, 2021, 2pm, "Hasidic Creativity in Yiddish Today" with Justin Jaron Lewis

The UJA Committee for Yiddish Invites You to the Annual Simcha Simchovitch Yiddish Lecture with Prof. Justin Jaron Lewis

Hasidic Creativity in Yiddish Today

Sheferishkeyt af Yidish bay Hayntike Khasidim

SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2:00pm ET

Registration…Read more

MNjcc's Tikkun Leil Shavuot Festival: Sunday, May 16, 6pm to 12am ET
MNjcc's Tikkun Leil Shavuot Festival: Sunday, May 16, 6pm to 12am ET

UJA Committee for Yiddish is proud to be a community partner for this year's Tikkun Leil Shavuot Festival.

The MNjcc's Tikkun Leil Shavuot is turning 13, and we're staying safe at home for our B Mitzvah year.

Join all of your friends from the…Read more

Recent Event: May 2, 2021,
Recent Event: May 2, 2021, "Yiddish Immigrant Stories of Arrival in Canada" with Vardit Lightstone

The UJA Committee for Yiddish and the Ontario Jewish Archives are proud to present a Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Lecture with Vardit Lightstone

"Why wear fur at the end of May?": Stories by Yiddish-Speaking Immigrants of Their Arrival…Read more

COMING APRIL 2021: Learn Yiddish Online This Spring!

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-Plus,…Read more