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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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"Plotting Yiddish Drama"

Digital Yiddish Theater Project: "Plotting Yiddish Drama"

Announcing a new initiative by the Digital Yiddish Theater Project: "Plotting Yiddish Drama," a searchable database of plot synopses of Yiddish plays. The database is planned to…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…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…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…Read more