Event Announcements and Recaps

Yiddish arts and culture in the 21st century

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Join us in welcoming Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh, the founder and director of the Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA).YAAANA is dedicated to the promotion of Yiddish language…

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Upcoming Concert: Ikh Zing – The Yiddish Tradition

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Dear Friends: Join me and pianist, Pablo Zinger, Saturday, December 7th at 7:30 PM at the historic Metropolitan Playhouse in NYC for an intimate presentation of “IKH ZING: The Yiddish…

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Fitting Fanfare: Celebrating Yiddish Author Jacob Dinezon’s 100th Yortsayt

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Fitting Fanfare: Celebrating Yiddish Author Jacob Dinezon יעקבֿ דינעזאָן On His 100th Yortsayt צו זײַן 100טן יאָרצײַט Thanks to one man’s quest to restore a once-beloved and wildly popular Yiddish…

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Save the Date! “From Babies to Bubbies”, Yiddish concert, June 14, 2020

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Save the date! FROM BABIES TO BUBBIES – A LIFETIME IN YIDDISH MUSIC performed by The Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor Seth Weinstein, Pianist ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS…

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Special Yiddish Concert, November 9, Long Island, “Yiddish Flavors of Love”

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Infuse the taste of Yiddish culture into your weekend with a mix of songs inspired by love: paternal, patriotic, poignant, or passionate. The Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus (JPPC) will surprise…

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Yiddish in the Sukkah, Yiddish Halloween & new classes starting this Sunday

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We are excited to invite you to our upcoming events and classes. You don’t have to speak Yiddish to enjoy them! See more info below: 1) The “Yiddish in the…

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Yiddish in der Suke – Yiddish in the Sukkah

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To celebrate the festival of Sukkot, YAAANA is teaming up with Urban Kibbutz San Diego to present Yiddish in der Suke (Yiddish in the Sukkah). Come visit a Yiddish Sukkah and…

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Lecture “Chagall – painter, who paints in Yiddish” in Kiev

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On May 19, 2019 the academic director of the International Yiddish Center at the World Jewish Congress, Dr. Mordechay Yushkovsky, provided a lecture in Kiev: „Marc Chagall – a painter…

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Yiddish lectures at Khmelnitsky JCC “Hesed-Besht“

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On May 12, 2019 in the town Khmelnytsky, Western Ukraine, the representative of the International Yiddish Center at the World Jewish Congress Mis Tetyana Batanova provided two lectures for leaders,…

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Meeting in Argentina on Yiddish and memory

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On May 2 – 3, 2019 a regional seminar “Communities recall the Holocaust” took place in the town of Posadas, Argentina. It was organized by the Fundación IWO in cooperation…

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