Yiddish Schmooze: Yiddish Theater

Join us on Tuesday, August 7, for our next Yiddish Schmooze,  and learn a sakh about the contemporary Yiddish Theater on the globe and its future. This Schmooze will be led by Motl Didner, Associate Artistic Director of the National Yiddish Theater – Folksbiene. It will be entirely in Yiddish, for advanced Yiddish speakers. Tuesday, August 7, READ MORE »

VIP Fiddler on the Roof Experience

Join us to experience Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family! 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 READ MORE »

Yiddish Schmooze: Yiddish Summer and Love Songs

Vos brent?  Di zun brent, un di libe brent! (What’s burning? The sun and love!) Paula Teitelbaum, Yiddish teacher and singer, will present Yiddish Summer and Love Songs: a workshop featuring both folk songs as well as songs by well-known artists including Papiernikov, Broderson, Gebirtig, Mani Leyb, and Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman. Song texts will be shared in READ MORE »

Froyen shtim: Voices of Yiddish Women Poets of the 1920’s

Join fellow Yiddishists for an evening of poetry reading! We will be joined by special guest HINDA ENA BURSTIN; Yiddish writer and researcher who is passionate about retrieving forgotten works by Yiddish women poets and restoring their voices through readings and literary translations. She is coordinator of the Jacob Kronhill Program in Yiddish Language and READ MORE »

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