Event Announcements and Recaps

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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The Story Behind “Fiddler” – A FREE Online Course

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Harvard Professor Ruth Wisse teaches Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye the Dairyman Discover Tevye—the most well-known Jew in fiction—in a whole new light. Dive into the rich, complex, and wonderfully entertaining world…

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Apply by October 30 for the Translation Fellowship

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We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2020 Yiddish Book Center Translation Fellowship. Each year since 2013, the Fellowship has brought together a cohort…

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“The Talmud” is a theatrical adventure presented by New York’s leading experimental theater

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ARE YOU AN ADVENTUROUS THEATER LOVER? SUPPORT OUR MOST CREATIVE ARTISTS AND CREATORS Target-Margin’s Doxsee Theater is leading the cultural revitalization of Brooklyn’s Sunset Park, and has long supported an…

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Annual Fischmann Family Distinguished Lecture

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Welcome the CIYCL Showcase of Contemporary Yiddish Culture 2019-20! Two Great Events – September 21 & 23, 2019 Toyola Marymount University Jewish Studies presents the ANNUAL FISCHMANN FAMILY DISTINGUISHED LECTURE…

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Yiddish Music & Poetry with a Latin Beat

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Welcome the CIYCL Showcase of Contemporary Yiddish Culture 2019-20! Two Great Events – September 21 & 23, 2019 Sepember 21 8 PM Yiddish Music & Poetry with a Latin Beat One of…

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