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 »

Yiddish Schmooze: Whitechapel Noise -Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse

Join historian, Yiddishist, and performer Vivi Lachs for an evening of rarely read historical satire from the Yiddish press. Featuring a variety of funny, edgy poems and songs which uncover the vital and angry debate in London’s East End shund and the Yiddish theater. Thursday, October 18, 2018 | 7:00–9:00PM The Workmen’s Circle Headquarters, NYC READ MORE »

VIP Fiddler on the Roof Experience

Join us to experience Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, now with its run extended! Directed by Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey and featuring two time Emmy Award nominee Jackie Hoffman, the rich Yiddish translation by Shraga Friedman, z”l, adds new depth and dimension to the most well-known Jewish musical in the world. This VIP experience includes a READ MORE »

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