Trip to Yiddishland

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The Workers 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 August 17-23. All are welcome, from brand-new Yiddishists to fluent speakers.

Come explore our mameloshn on our Circle Lodge at Sylvan Lake in nearby Dutchess County. Enjoy and learn with Yiddish water polo and bingo, nightly kave hoyz, and pool, lake, boating, tennis, and more.

LED BY: Kolya Borodulin with leading lerers and klezmer and theater artists including Aaron Alexander, Shane Baker, Motl Didner, Miriam Hoffman, Chava Lapin, Eugene Orenstein, Zisl Slepovitch, Deborah Strauss, Sheva Zucker and others!

Now with expanded children’s program led by Eleonore Biezunski and Merceditas Mañago-Alexander 

Rates range from $350-$1,425, depending on room selections, and we’re pleased to offer university students a special $350 tuition with shared accommodations. All prices include meals, classes and rooms.

For reference only, check out the 2019 Yiddishland schedule here!

Have questions? Write to or call 212.889.6800 ext. 860.