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Workmen's Circle in the News

October 31, 2017 Tablet – Why Economic Justice Is an Existential Issue for American Jews

October 30, 2017 Fox 5 – Teaching New York City dogs Yiddish (video)

October 30, 2017 Fox 5-Teaching New York City dogs Yiddish

October 26, 2017 Babbel Magazine – In New York City The Dogs Speak Yiddish

October 16, 2017 NTD TV Coverage of Yiddish for Dogs 

October 15, 2017 NBC – Dogs and Their Owners Practice Yiddish in Central Park

October 15, 2017 amNewYork Facebook Live at Yiddish for Dogs

October 11, 2017 The Forward – Toronto Food Fest Shows Can-Jew Attitude

October 1, 2017 Kristen Shaughnessy interviews Ann Toback and Miguel Rodriguez about the upcoming Yiddish for Dogs event in Central Park
Post-taping twitter interview

September 28, 2017 The Forward – Dont Knock Yiddish For Dogs Until You’ve Tried It (Op-Ed by Ann Toback)

September 26, 2017 The Forward – New York Values Run Amuck Ex-Socialists Teach Dogs Commands In Yiddish

September 25, 2017 West Side Rag – Morning Bulletin Training Dogs in Yiddish A Messy Real Estate Fight Madonnas Missed Opportunity

September 25, 2017 Haaretz – Jewish Insiders Daily Kickoff September 25 2017

September 23, 2017 jmedia.online-Yiddish for Dogs pets lead the way in preserving Jewish language

September 22, 2017 enlacejudio -EN NUEVA YORK DAN CLASES DE YIDDISH, ¡PARA PERROS!

September 20, 2017 The New York Times – In Central Park Teaching Dogs to Sit in Yiddish

August 28, 2017 The Chief Leader- Public Employee Unions Rally for Cable Workers

August 24, 2017 WWD-Workers United’s Edgar Romney to Lead New Yorks Labor Day Parade as Grand Marshal

August 2, 2017 Tablet-Summer in the Golden City

June 19, 2017 Eating In Translation-Taste of Jewish Culture

June 18, 2017 Times Square Chronicles-Happy Fathers Day From T2C With Some Last Minute Ideas For Dad

June 17, 2017 TOJC Street Festival on Fox 5

June 17, 2017 Foodie Pleasure-2017 Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival

June 16, 2017 dnainfo: 9 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend

June 15, 2017 New York Daily News: Check out these summer festivals and street fairs in New York City

June 15, 2017 LaborPress: Workmen’s Circle Leader Urges Stronger Coalitions to Counter Hate

June 14, 2017 Metro New York: Fathers Day 7 things to do in NYC that are better with Dad

June 14, 2017 BroadwayWorld: Annual NYC Event This Sunday Taste of Jewish Culture

June 14, 2017 citylimits.org-Diversity is Delicious Theme of the Workmens Circles Fourth Annual Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival

June 14, 2017 The Nation: Can Berniecrats Reclaim the Democratic Party

June 13, 2017 New York Jewish Week: Whats Going On In NYC This Week

June 9, 2017 BroadwayWorld: INDECENT Playwright Paula Vogel Addresses Life Members of the Workmen’s Circle

June 6, 2017 Queens Ledger – Empowering act

June 4, 2017 Emma’s Torch and the Workmen’s Circle on 106.7 LITE FM

June 1, 2017 GrubStreet: 13 Excellent Things to Eat Drink and Do in New York City This June

May 25, 2017 The Straits Times – Jewish languages forgotten in exile

May 15, 2017 NY Post – Beyond Sushi is on a roll with expansion (Street Festival mentioned in column)

May 9, 2017 Huffington Post – A May Day of Activism

May 5, 2017 MoveOn.org May Day video

May 1, 2017 AM New York – May Day protests Photos of the NYC demonstrations

May 1, 2017 Activists Protest Non-Union Construction At JTS – The Forward

April 28, 2017 This New York City Sunday school teaches Jewish kids Yiddish — and socialism — Jewish Journal

April 27, 2017 St Louis Jewish Light National And World News – This Sunday school teaches Jewish kids Yiddish and socialism

April 27, 2017 This Sunday school teaches Jewish kids Yiddish — and socialism – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

April 7, 2017 What Are Your Modern Day Plagues? – The New York Times

April 2, 2017 Matzapalooza Featured on NY1

March 27, 2017 Hanukkah Party At Trump Hotel? Azerbaijan Envoy Asks What’s The Big Deal

March 27, 2017 Remember the Hanukkah party at Trump’s hotel? Azerbaijani envoy doesn’t get the kerfuffle – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

March 24, 2017 Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – The Huffington Post

March 23, 2017 Yiddish Cultural Seders Provide Alternative Way to Celebrate Exodus From Egypt – The Forward

March 22, 2017 Hey NYC, come to Matzapalooza for learning, songs and plague costumes

March 12, 2017 Ann Toback on BALCONY Common Ground Radio

March 11, 2017 Ann Toback and Peter Pepper on WBAI

March 9, 2017 “Letter to the Editor: New Yorkers for immigrant rights“

March 6, 2017 “From Shushan to Avenue J! Bans and walls are not OK!” – BKLYNER

March 5 , 2017 Jewish organizations celebrate Purim in Midwood

February 23, 2017 Symposium of Sweets – The Jewish Week – Food & Wine

February 22, 2017 Connecting To Jewish Heritage — Through Dessert

Febrary 17, 2017 Opposition from labor and activists force Puzder’s hand – New York Amsterdam News

February 15, 2017 Dessert tasting celebrates Jewish heritage in Brooklyn

February 3, 2017 Brooklyn Heights Deli To Host Jewish Dessert Heaven – Brooklyn Heights, NY Patch

February 1, 2017 Not backing down

January 26, 2017 Thousands of New Yorkers Reject Donald Trump’s Anti-Immigration Policies

January 26, 2017 Demonstrators, Civil Rights Orgs Rally in Defense of Immigrants, Muslims after Executive Orders – NBC News

January 22, 2017 Staten Island marchers: ‘We are stronger together’ – SILive

January 20, 2017 Jewish Groups Mobilize for March on Washington

January 13, 2017 Why I’m Marching – The Huffington Post

January 9, 2017 This Saturday Take Activism Offline And Into Daily Life

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August 17, 2017 Nearly 50 Jewish Organizations and Leaders Launch Petition Drive Pledging to Combat Hatred and Violence

June 6, 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning Indecent Playwright Paula Vogel Addresses Life Members of the Workmen’s Circle

May 30, 2017 Statement on Today’s Signing of the Fast Food Worker Empowerment Act From the Workmen’s Circle

December 5, 2016 Letter to Malcolm Hoenlein

December 2, 2016 The Workmen’s Circle Honors Mother-and-Son Activists Ethel Grodzins Romm and Joe Romm at Annual Winter Benefit

November 2016 Light up your Hanukkah with Latkepalooza!, a hands-on, family-friendly celebration featuring music, crafts, food, and fun

November 9, 2016 The Day After the Election, Where Do We Go? Message from Workmen’s Circle ED

October 20, 2016 Workmen’s Circle Embraces Yiddish Language Renaissance with Online Education Program

September 26, 2016 Rally to Champion the Fight For $15 Outside Hofstra University

August 8, 2016 Workmen’s Circle School Network Adopts “Not Your Parents’ Hebrew School” Curriculum to Inspire Tomorrow’s Activists

July 8, 2016 Statement on the Killings of Alton B. Sterling, Philando Castile, and the five Dallas Police Officers

June 12, 2016 Statement on Mass Shootings in Orlando, Florida

March 17, 2016 Hundreds Sign Workmen’s Circle Petition Calling on AIPAC to Withdraw Trump Invitation

July 21, 2015: Statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal

June 15, 2015: Ann Toback’s New York Wage Board Testimony

February 10, 2015: Online Yiddish Program Rapidly Expands in 2015

February 9, 2015: Taste of Jewish Culture Series Kicks of with Georgian Feast

 

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