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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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On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, a memorial event in honor of the Yiddish singer Nechama Lifshitz (1927 – 2017), known as "the nightingale of Soviet Jewry," will take place at Tzavta Hall, Ibn Gvirol St. 30, Tel Aviv, at 7:30 p.m.

The event will include a rich concert program, featuring students of the Yiddish singing workshop founded by Lifshitz as well as singer Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev. Regina Dricker, musical arranger and the studio's current director, will produce the artistic program.

New Yorker Zalmen Mlotek, conductor, pianist, musical arranger, accompanist, composer, and the Artistic Director of the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene, will be among the guests of honor.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. Entrance fee: NIS 50. For details and reservations, call 03-6950156.

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A new book in Hebrew about Yiddish literature has been published by Yediot Ahronot with the support of the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

The book, entitled Tzimuckim u-Shkedim (Raisins and Almonds), presents a sampling of Yiddish literary gems.

Bilha Rubinstein edited, translated and wrote commentary for the book.

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, musicologist Kobi Luria will lecture about the popular Yiddish folk poet Mark Warshawsky, who wrote the song "Oyfn Pripechek." The event will take place at the Ginot Ha'ir community center, located at Emek Refaim St. 12 in Jerusalem, at 10:45 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in the framework of its Yiddish clubs program.For details, call Aliza Maloul at 02-5664144 or 054-6650183.

A new Yiddish book by Micho'el Felzenbaum entitled Biografye fun a Sentimentaler Levone (Biography of a Sentimental Moon), has been published thanks to a contribution by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, singer Esti Nissim gave a concert at the "Golden Age" Yiddish club in Ra'anana.

The event was sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in the framework of its Yiddish clubs program.

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, Yiddish scholar Dr. Noga Rubin, of the David Yellin Academic College of Education, gave a lecture at the Ginot Ha'ir community center in Jerusalem.

The event was sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in the framework of its Yiddish clubs program.

On Monday, January 29, 2018, actor, entertainer and theater expert Carol Feldman will perform and lecture at the Yiddish lovers' club Nagler House, located at Ben-Tzvi St. 14, Kiryat Hayim (near Haifa), at 10:30 a.m.

 

For details, call 054-6528265.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On Saturday, January 6, 2018, singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the Yiddish club in Elkana, located at Talpiyot St. 3, at 8 p.m.

For details, call Bella Steiner, the Club's coordinator, at 050-4744477.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On January 4, 2018, prolific Israeli actress Lia Koenig will read in Yiddish from the stories of Nobel laureate Shmuel Yosef Agnon.

The performance, sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture, will take place at Tzimbalista Hall, located in the campus of Tel Aviv university, at 5 p.m. For details, call: 03-6408020

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On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, singer Paulina Belilovsky will perform at the Me Lacht Tzuzamen (Laughing Together) club, located at Abba Silver St. 2, Rishon LeZion, at 10:30 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture's Yiddish clubs program.

For details, call Miri at 054-4502447 or Marta at 054-5200945.

Teatralishe Yumoreskes ("Theatrical Humoresques"), a new book by the actor, singer and writer Razya Adam, was published in Yiddish by H. Leyvik publishers thanks to a contribution from the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

The book's complete text is now available in the "Reading Room" section of the Authority's site.

On Thursday, December 28, 2017, singer Emma Yussim will perform at the Yiddish lovers' club at Sav Center, located at Livne St. 2 in Nazareth Illit, at 11 a.m.

Yussim will be accompanied by pianist Valery Ayvazyan.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call: 054-6318107.

On Sunday, December 24, 2017, the book Vocal Compositions Accompanying Anna Margolin's Poetry by composer and arranger Michael Leinvand will be launched at Beit Yad le-Banim, located at Eli Cohen St. 8, in Ashkelon, at 7 p.m. 

At the launch, Leinvand will speak about the poet's life, after which singer Vira Lozinsky will perform some of the compositions discussed in the book, accompanied by the pianist Regina Dricker.

The book was published in Tel Aviv in Yiddish and Hebrew by H. Leyvik publishers, thanks to a contribution from the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call: 03-5231830.

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On Saturday, December 16, 2017, singer Ruth Levin will perform in Yiddish in the Brodet center for Jewish culture. The Atar instrumental trio will accompany her.

The event will take place at Zeitlin St. 22, Tel Aviv, at 8:30 p.m. It is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. 

For details, call: 03-6954522 and/or visit the Facebook page.

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On Sunday, December 24, 2017, singer Yulia Schmidt-Bychowsky, singer-pianist Svetlana Kusyatova and narrator, and percussionist Yaron Bychowsky will perform a musical show "From the Shtetl to America" at the Yiddish lovers' club "Zusammen" (Together), located at Sirkin St. 17, Herzliya, at 5:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call 09-9511612.

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Anna Pushkin will sing at the Yiddish club, Mitchell House, located at Mandelstam St. 12, in Ramat Aviv (north Tel Aviv), at 4 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call Esther Nadal at 03-6058395.

On Monday, December 18, 2017, singers Ada Pashayev and Roza Klein, students in the Yiddish singing workshop founded by the late Nechama Lifshitz, will perform for the Hadera Yiddish Society. Regina Dricker, musical arranger and the studio's director, will accompany them on the piano.

The event will take place at the Beit Haoleh complex, located at Sheshet Hayamim St. 20, Hadera, at 5 p.m.

It is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call: 04-6226943 or 054-5870032.

A book of poems by the Yiddish poet Kadia Molodowsky has been translated into Hebrew and published by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture, under the title Heshvan Nights. For details in Hebrew, click here.

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On Thursday, December 7, 2017, singer Michael Gaisinsky will perform at the Yiddish lovers' club Mame Loshen (Mother Tongue), located at Malchei Israel St. 159 (Kochav David Building), Kiryat Gat, at 10 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture as part of the Yiddish clubs program. For details, call the club's coordinators Miriam Carmeli at 08-6816898 or Rubi Lambuch at 050-5491115.

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, singer Paulina Belilovsky will perform at the Ginot Ha'ir community center, located at Emek Refaim St. 12, Jerusalem, at 10:45 a.m.

For details, call Aliza Maloul at 054-6650183.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in the framework of its Yiddish clubs program.

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the clubhouse in Moshav Gan Sorek (near Palmahim) at 8 p.m. For details, call Leah Asheri at 050-8863141.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On Thursday, November 30, 2017, the Neve Schechter arts and community center will host a literary event dedicated to the publication of a bilingual anthology of Israeli Yiddish poetry. The collection, entitled Gavoha min ha-Pakhad Ashir (I'll Sing Louder than Fear), spans 100 years and was published with the support of the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

The event will take place at Neve Schechter, located at Chalouche St. 42, Tel Aviv, at 8:30 p.m.

For details and reservations, visit the website https://mashiv.org.il

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