Event Announcements and Recaps

New Yiddish Rep: a live evening of readings and performances

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Join us for a live evening of readings and performances. The title for our upcoming zoom live stream is taken from one of the pieces that will be featured during…

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YAAANA’s Mame Loshn Zoom Festival Starts this Sunday!

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We are excited to announce that YAAANA’s first Mame Loshn Festival of Female Creativity in Yiddish starts this Sunday, July 19th, and continues until Tuesday, August 4th. The festival program…

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International contest for Yiddish song and klezmer music

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דער בראַזילאַנער פֿעסטיוואַל „קלעזטיוואַל“ — דער גרעסטער פֿעסטיוואַל פֿון ייִדישער מוזיק אין דרום־אַמעריקע — לאַנצירט הײַיאָר אַן אינטערנאַציאָנאַלן קאָנקורס, „די באָבע־פּרעמיעס“, וואָס וועט אָנערקענען דאָס בעסטע נײַע ייִדישע ליד, די בעסטע נײַע…

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Five Yiddish Comedians Walk Into a Zoom…

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Join Forverts editor Rukhl Schaechter as she talks to contemporary stars of Yiddish comedy and mavens of Yiddish humor — Shane Baker, Michael Wex, Allen Lewis Rickman, Yelena Shmulenson and…

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July: Folksbiene! LIVE programming

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July is finally here. The temperature outside is heating up and so are our Folksbiene! LIVE shows. All start at 1 PM ET and can be viewed anytime after that at NYTF.org/live. July…

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[Live On Zoom] Yiddish Children’s Literature And Jewish Modernity

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Thursday, July 2 | 4:30pm (EDT) Yiddish Civilization Lecture Series See all lectures » Admission: Free Registration is required. REGISTER  Miriam Udel | Delivered in English. View the Program & Bibliography Scholars…

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A new class series – Yiddish for Advanced Students

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This course is for those who already read and speak Yiddish fluently and want to deepen their knowledge and learn some pitshevkes of the Yiddish structures, its history, and dialects.…

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Our special event for Mexican Jews: Yiddish-Meksikanish: Exploring Yiddish Poetry in Mexico

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Yiddish-Meksikanish: Exploring Yiddish Poetry in Mexico. Mexico City was a lively center of Yiddish culture, art, and education and it was the destination for tens of thousands of Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and…

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Online Class with Yale Strom: “From Rajisthan to the World, the History and Culture of the Roma”

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The Great Thinkers Yale Strom: From Rajisthan to the World, the History and Culture of the Roma Online Class This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up,…

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Why are Yiddish Songs So Popular Now?

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Join Rukhl Schaechter, editor of the Forverts, as she explores the growing interest in Yiddish music, with singers Lorin Sklamberg, Daniel Kahn, Sarah Gordon, Michael Alpert and folksong maven Itzik…

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