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Yiddish Schmooze presents On the Landing: Stories by Yenta Mash

Yenta Mash (1922-2013) was a prizewinning giant of Yiddish literature. Her work is keenly relevant to our current moment, when displaced people seek refuge across the globe. Join Yiddishist Ellen Cassedy as she reads from Mash’s works, with short selections in English and Yiddish. Event co-sponsored by the League for Yiddish. Monday, March 18 6:30–9:00pm $10│free READ MORE »

A Yiddish Sex Talk with Reb Noyekh

Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Join the Workmen’s Circle Yiddish Coordinator and Yiddishist Noah Barrera (Reb Noyekh) for an intimate evening exploring sex and romance in Yiddish literature and erotica. This event is in English, but will contain readings from Yiddish sources. The Workmen’s Circle Headquarters, NYC Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:30–8:30pm $10│free for members

The Workmen’s Circle Annual Yiddishe Khanike Party

Celebrate Klezmer and Yiddishe Khanike at our annual celebration. It’s an evening of food, festivities, and freyd. bring your family and friends and likht up the night with us! Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 7:00–9:00PM The Workmen’s Circle Headquarters, NYC $25 | $15 for members and currently enrolled students

Yiddish Schmooze: Der Nister – A Yiddish Writer in Post-War USSR

Join us to discuss the life and works of major Soviet Yiddish writer Der Nister (The Hidden One), the pseudonym of Pinkhes Kahanovich, 1884-1950. Born in the Ukraine, his body of work includes extensive portrayals of Jewish life in the inter-war period. During WWII, he was a member of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee and published writings that READ MORE »

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