Workmen's Circle in the News

2018 News

April 26, 2018 Queens Chronicle – Denounce all hate

April 26, 2018 Haaretz – Letters to the Editor Not in My Name

April 19, 2018 New York Times – Poland Marks 75th Anniversary of Uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

March 15, 2018 New York Times Kids – 7 Things to do with Your Kids in NYC This Weekend

March 15, 2018 Our Town Eastsider – Inspired by the Past

March 14, 2018 The Jewish Week – Charoset four ways

March 12, 2018 Labor Press – Understanding Racism to better Fight It

February 28, 2018 Latest Buzz: Wife Of Striking Spectrum Worker Hits Back At Corp. (Starting at 11:26)

February 24, 2018 New York 1- Workers, activists rally in NYC ahead of SCOTUS unions case

February 9, 2018 Metro US – 14 amazing Valentine’s Day date ideas in NYC for Feb. 14

February 6, 2018 Arq – The Ish Newsletter 2/6/2018

February 4, 2018 The Forward – At This Jewish Camp A 95-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Teaches Kids Yiddish

February 3, 2018 Israel Nation News – 95-year-old Holocaust survivor teaches Yiddish at a camp

February 2, 2018 Jewish Telegraphic Agency – At this Jewish camp a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor teaches kids Yiddish

February 1, 2018 Manhattan Times – Linked In Prayer and Protest

January 21, 2018 The Forward – Liberal New York Jews Must Engage With Orthodox – History Proves It

January 21, 2018 The Forward – Hundreds Of Thousands Protest Trump At Women’s Marches

January 20, 2018 Haaretz – US Jewish Groups Pick Up the Baton at anti-Trump Women’s March

January 20, 2018 The Times of Israel – Jewish groups gear up for Women’s March 2018

January 20, 2018 Wall Street Journal-Women March as Politics Equal Rights Dominate Discussion

January 19, 2018 Cleveland Jewish News – Jewish groups gear up for Women’s March 2018; Zionism controversy and all

January 19, 2018 JTA – Jewish groups gear up for Women’s March 2018

January 15, 2018 The Jewish Week Food and Wine – Deli talk with the old-timers

January 10, 2018 The Jewish Week -This Sunday School Teaches Jewish Kids Yiddish And Socialism

January 10, 2018 NY1 Noticias – Organization ‘Fast Food Justice’ Will Operate as a Union in Defense of Workers (Spanish)

January 10, 2018 El Diario – Trabajadores de fast food lanzan su organización de apoyonbsplaboral (Spanish)

January 9, 2018 ARQ – The Ish Newsletter – Sacred Sex Inside Out Bagel Grilled Cheese Why Ending Cash Bail Is A Jewish Issue

January 1, 2018 Grubstreet – 12 Excellent Things to Eat Drink and Do in New York City This January

2017 News 

December 16, 2017 Times of Israel – Liberal groups celebrate Hanukkah in Trump Tower as a protest

December 16, 2017 New York Jewish Week – A Liberal Group Celebrated Chanukah In Trump Tower To Protest Trump

December 15, 2017 JTA – A liberal group celebrated Hanukkah in Trump Tower to protest Trump

December 15, 2017 The Riverdale Press – Dont move Israel capital to Jerusalem

December 14, 2017 Queens Chronicle-Bad call on Jerusalem

December 11, 2017 The Chief Leader – Teachers’ Rep Gets an A

November 30, 2017 Jew School – 18 Jewish Organizations to Support That are Not the Federations or JNF

November 30, 2017 Dog People – Yiddish for Dogs

November 22, 2017 Broadway World – See AWAKE AND SING Off-Broadway and Take a Yiddish Theater Walking Tour

November 15, 2017 Mediasota-The Workmen’s Circle to Honor American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten at Annual Winter Benefit on November 30

November 15, 2017 City Limits – The Workmen’s Circle to Honor American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten at Annual Winter Benefit on November 30

November 9, 2017 The Forward – Forverts Editorial: Whats Our Agenda

October 31, 2017 Tablet – Why Economic Justice Is an Existential Issue for American Jews

October 30, 2017 Fox 5 – Teaching New York City dogs Yiddish (video)

October 30, 2017 Fox 5-Teaching New York City dogs Yiddish

October 26, 2017 Babbel Magazine – In New York City The Dogs Speak Yiddish

October 16, 2017 NTD TV Coverage of Yiddish for Dogs 

October 15, 2017 NBC – Dogs and Their Owners Practice Yiddish in Central Park

October 15, 2017 amNewYork Facebook Live at Yiddish for Dogs

October 11, 2017 The Forward – Toronto Food Fest Shows Can-Jew Attitude

October 1, 2017 Kristen Shaughnessy interviews Ann Toback and Miguel Rodriguez about the upcoming Yiddish for Dogs event in Central Park
Post-taping twitter interview

September 28, 2017 The Forward – Dont Knock Yiddish For Dogs Until You’ve Tried It (Op-Ed by Ann Toback)

September 26, 2017 The Forward – New York Values Run Amuck Ex-Socialists Teach Dogs Commands In Yiddish

September 25, 2017 West Side Rag – Morning Bulletin Training Dogs in Yiddish A Messy Real Estate Fight Madonnas Missed Opportunity

September 25, 2017 Haaretz – Jewish Insiders Daily Kickoff September 25 2017

September 23, 2017 for Dogs pets lead the way in preserving Jewish language

September 22, 2017 enlacejudio -EN NUEVA YORK DAN CLASES DE YIDDISH, ¡PARA PERROS!

September 20, 2017 The New York Times – In Central Park Teaching Dogs to Sit in Yiddish

August 28, 2017 The Chief Leader- Public Employee Unions Rally for Cable Workers

August 24, 2017 WWD-Workers United’s Edgar Romney to Lead New Yorks Labor Day Parade as Grand Marshal

August 2, 2017 Tablet-Summer in the Golden City



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Press Releases

March 29, 2018 Workmen’s Circle Executive Director Ann Toback Presented With Clara Lemlich Award from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial

March 23, 2018 Workmen’s Circle Executive Director Ann Toback Delivers Remarks at Annual Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Ceremony

August 17, 2017 Nearly 50 Jewish Organizations and Leaders Launch Petition Drive Pledging to Combat Hatred and Violence

June 6, 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning Indecent Playwright Paula Vogel Addresses Life Members of the Workmen’s Circle

May 30, 2017 Statement on Today’s Signing of the Fast Food Worker Empowerment Act From the Workmen’s Circle

December 5, 2016 Letter to Malcolm Hoenlein

December 2, 2016 The Workmen’s Circle Honors Mother-and-Son Activists Ethel Grodzins Romm and Joe Romm at Annual Winter Benefit

November 2016 Light up your Hanukkah with Latkepalooza!, a hands-on, family-friendly celebration featuring music, crafts, food, and fun

November 9, 2016 The Day After the Election, Where Do We Go? Message from Workmen’s Circle ED

October 20, 2016 Workmen’s Circle Embraces Yiddish Language Renaissance with Online Education Program

September 26, 2016 Rally to Champion the Fight For $15 Outside Hofstra University

August 8, 2016 Workmen’s Circle School Network Adopts “Not Your Parents’ Hebrew School” Curriculum to Inspire Tomorrow’s Activists

July 8, 2016 Statement on the Killings of Alton B. Sterling, Philando Castile, and the five Dallas Police Officers

June 12, 2016 Statement on Mass Shootings in Orlando, Florida

March 17, 2016 Hundreds Sign Workmen’s Circle Petition Calling on AIPAC to Withdraw Trump Invitation

July 21, 2015: Statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal

June 15, 2015: Ann Toback’s New York Wage Board Testimony

February 10, 2015: Online Yiddish Program Rapidly Expands in 2015

February 9, 2015: Taste of Jewish Culture Series Kicks of with Georgian Feast


Annual Reports