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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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Dozens of institutions dealing with Yiddish culture are running in the State of Israel. Three important groups thereof – universities, public language courses and culture clubs – can be found on special pages. Major institutions of other kinds are listed here.

 

Jerusalem

Yung Yiddish - cultural center and library. Yermiyahu St. 52. Phone: 02-5001395

Yad Vashem - Holocaust History Museum. Har Hazikkaron. Phone: 02-6443570. 

 

Tel Aviv

Leyvik House - Association of Yiddish Writers and Journalists in Israel. Dov Hoz St. 30. Phone: 03-5231830. 

Shalom Aleichem House - research and educational center. Berkovitch St. 4. Phone: 03-6956513. Among other activities, it serves as a home for the Yiddish song studio founded by Nechama Lifshitz and run by Regina Dricker.

Yung Yiddish - cultural center and library. Levinsky St. 108, studio 5008. Phone: 03-6874433.  

Yiddishpiel – the Yiddish theater in Israel. Karlebach St. 7. Phone: 03-5254660.

Max and Toby Friedland Center for Yiddish Culture, located at the Lewinsky college for education. Shoshana Parsitz St. 5. Phone: 03-6901667. Email: YiddishCenter@levinsky.ac.il

Arbeter Ring - Israeli branch of the Workmen's Circle: Kalisher St. 48. Phone: 03-5176764. E-mail: brtavoda@netvision.net.il

Beit Hatfutsot - Museum of the Jewish People, located on the campus of Tel Aviv University. Klausner St. 15. Phone: 03-7457908. Email: rivka@bh.org.il

Hemshech Dor - Generation of Successors, Yiddish lovers. Dov Hoz St. 30. Phone: 050-3764062. E-mail: yiddishloversnextgeneration@gmail.com


Bat Yam

Sholem Asch House - the writer's home-museum: Arlozorov St. 50. Phone: 03-5064536.

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