Event Announcements and Recaps

Broadway is dark, but NYTF will bring the stage to you

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Folksbiene! LIVE – an online celebration of Yiddish culture featuring livestreamed theater, American Jewish performers, workshops, and other events – including a talkback with the cast of the award-winning Fiddler…

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Yiddish Social Distancing

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So how have you been spending YOUR time? A number of friends in the New York Yiddish world have complained that  being locked up has given us all such a…

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All YIVO online classes are now free of charge

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אַלע ייִוואָ־קורסן אויף דער אינטערנעץ זענען איצט בחינם מחמת אַלע זענען פֿאַרשפּאַרט צוליבן קאָראָנאַווירוס, האָט דער ייִוואָ באַשלאָסן צו אַנולירן דעם שׂכר־לימוד פֿאַר אַלע זײַנע אינטערנעץ־קורסן. ”דער ייִוואָ וויל אונדז…

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Intensive Programm in Yiddish Language and Literature, Brussels July 20-July 31, 2020

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Yiddish on the Continent Brussels July 20th – July 31st 2020 The Institute of Jewish Studies (Free University of Brussels – Belgium) L’Institut d’Etudes du Judaïsme, a major European Centre…

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Spend your Valentine’s Day with YAAANA

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Dear Yiddish Enthusiast, This post is a reminder of our special Valentine’s Day celebration which is happening tomorrow night! We will welcome Shabbat and then talk about love traditions and…

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“Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries—Yiddish Literature in Translation

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Join us as we kick off a special five-part book discussion series focusing on the immigrant experience through the lens of Yiddish literature. The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America”…

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Honoring Sheva Zucker, Miriam Trinh and Noah Barrera : RESERVE NOW

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Come celebrate the transition. After 15 years, our devoted executive director/editor in chief of Afn Shvel Sheva Zucker is retiring. Taking over the executive director and editor-in-chief positions at the…

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Yiddish radio show commemorates 75th anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation

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די וואָך איז געוואָרן 75 יאָר זינט די סאָוועטן האָבן באַפֿרײַט אוישוויץ. כּדי צו באַערן די קרבנות פֿונעם חורבן און די וואָס האָבן איבערגעלעבט דעם נאַצישן גיהנום, האָבן אַ צאָל…

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Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays by Chava Rosenfarb

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Chava Rosenfarb (1923-2011) was one of the most prominent Yiddish novelists of the second half of the twentieth century. Born in Poland in 1923, she survived the Lodz ghetto, Auschwitz, and…

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Celebrate Diversity and Unity through story and song: Soul To Soul

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Soul to Soul is the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that follows the experiences of two minority peoples and their paths to America’s promise of freedom—overcoming segregation, prejudice, and economic…

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