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An antique Yiddish typewriter is donated to the Authority And what happens when a typewriter meets a classical orchestra? Classical music at its...
Notable Yiddish cultural figures born in April Max Weinreich (born April 22, 1894 in Goldingen, now Kuldiga, Latvia and died January 29,...
A wreath from the Authority on Holocaust Remembrance Day A representative of the National Authority for Yiddish Culture laid a memorial wreath at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem...
Notable Yiddish cultural figures born in March Shalom Aleichem (born as Sholem Yakov Rabinovich March 2, 1859, in Pereyaslav, now Ukraine, and died...
Tel Aviv paper publishes an article about a book by Kadia Molodowsky On April 3, 2020 the Tel Aviv "Haaretz" newspaper published an article about a book...
Coronavirus glossary from the Yiddish League coronavirus pandemic די קאָראָ֜נאַ־ווי֜רוס־פּאַנדעמיע [DI KORÓNA-VÍRUS-PANDÉMYE]containment zone די אײַ֜נהאַלט־<אײַ֜נצאַם־>זאָ֜נע, ־ס[DI ÁYNHALT-<ÁYNTSAM->ZÓNE, -S] cordon off אָ֜פּקאָרדאָני֜רן;...
Our events canceled due to epidemic  Because of the Corona epidemic, all our events are canceled or postponed till the dates...
Update on Yiddish academic studies in Toronto The University of Toronto, Canada offers undergraduate, M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Yiddish language, literature...
April 5: Chen Lachs to sing in Rechovot On Sunday, April 5, 2020, the singer Chen Lachs will perform in Yiddish at the...
March 31: Chaya Livni to play violin in Rishon LeZion On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, violinist Chaya Livni will perform at the Amcha club in Rishon LeZion,...
March 28: Concert by Anatoly Lein in Elkana On Saturday, March 28, 2020, the singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the Yiddish club...
June 23: Concert of Nechama Lifshitz's students in Tel Aviv On Tuesday, June 23, 2020 (mind the changed date) students of the Yiddish artistic singing workshop,...
March 12: sing-along with Shmulik Nadel in Tel Aviv On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, the singer Shmulik Nadel will conduct a aing-along session at...

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Yiddish language and literature are taught in dozens of universities and colleges around the world. Below is a list of institutions in alphabetical order of their countries, according to our current records. If there are universities with Yiddish studies which are not included here, or if you have found any inaccuracies, please inform us.

 

Israel

Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan

Tel Aviv University: language; literature    

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Be'er-Sheva

Haifa University

Ariel University

 

Australia: Monash University, Melbourne

 

Austria

Salzburg University

Vienna University (in the process of establishing a Yiddish program)

 

Belgium

Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels

University of Antwerp

 

Brazil: University of São Paulo

 

Canada

University of Ottawa

University of Toronto

McGill University, Montreal

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

 

Denmark: Aarhus University

 

Finland: University of Helsinki

 

France

Université Paris - Sorbonne

University of UpperAlsace, Mulhouse

 

Germany

Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf

Hamburg University

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich

Trier University

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

 

Lithuania: Vilnius University

 

Poland

Warsaw University

University of Wrocław

Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin

 

Russia

Maimonide Academy, Moscow

Moscow State University

Saint-Petersburg State University

 

Sweden: Lund University

 

Switzerland: University of Basel  

 

Ukraine: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev

  

United Kingdom

University College, London

Oxford University

 

USA

Columbia University, New York   

The George Washington University, Washington,D.C.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

The Boston Language Institute

University of Maryland

University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Ohio State University, Columbus

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Indiana University, Bloomington

University of California at Berkeley