Get Your Yiddish On! East Meets West

Yiddishists, performers, and scholars of Yiddish music, Dr. Diana Matut and Andreas Schmitges, will discuss the intersection of Yiddish culture and music in Eastern and Western Germany, sing songs and schmooze about their individual experiences in the worlds of Yiddish culture through music and Andreas will tell stories in memory of the late, beloved Pesakh Fiszman. Free for WC members READ MORE »

Menashe Screening

Due to overwhelming demand, our screening of Menashe is now FULL! We will not be accepting any further registrations at this time, and will be unable to accept walk-ins at the door.  If you would like to be added to our list for news about a future screening of Menashe in the coming months, please fill out this form: READ MORE »

Trip to Yiddishland

The Workmen’s Circle’s Trip to Yiddishland program, our 7 day, 6 night retreat features four levels of Yiddish classes, dance & klezmer instruction, theater & music workshops, concerts & entertainment, children’s program, and three delicious meals per day.  This year’s program will take place from Monday, August 14-Sunday, August 20. All are welcome, from brand-new Yiddishists to fluent speakers. READ MORE »

Get Your Yiddish On! With Boris Sandler

Famed Yiddishist Boris Sandler, author of sixteen Yiddish books and former Editor-in-Chief of the Yiddish Forverts, will lead a conversation on Pathways for Yiddish Creativity in the Post-War Generation. Sandler himself witnessed and was an active part of the 1980s revival of Yiddish language, literature, and culture in the Soviet Union, Israel, and the US. And he transformed the READ MORE »

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