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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,...
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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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In the summer of 2016, an unprecedented number of courses on Yiddish language and culture will be offered throughout the world. 

Courses on various aspects of Yiddish will take place in Tel Aviv, Vilnius, Warsaw, Lublin, Weimar, Strasbourg, London, New York, Los Angeles, Amherst (Massachusetts), as well as on the Goshen Yiddish Farm (New York State). 

Get more information here: https://ingeveb.org/pedagogy/yiddish-in-ale-lender-yiddish-summer-programs-roundup

On June 7, 2016, the singer Vira Lozinsky performed at the Yiddish lovers' club "Zusammen" (Together) in Herzliya. The event was sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On May 26, 2016, the actor, singer and entertainer Ya'akov Shapiro performed at the David Cultural Center (Achimeir St. 9, Netanya). The event was sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

The Goldreich Family Institute for Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture together with the Cambridge University Press announced the publication of "The Cambridge History of Jewish American Literature ".The book was edited by Prof. Hana Wirth-Nesher of Tel Aviv University. For more details visit the website https://www.cambridge.org/9781107048201

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Every year, the National Authority for Yiddish Culture awards prizes to prominent figures in the fields of arts and literature who contribute significantly to Yiddish language and culture in Israel.

In 2016, the Authority chose two winners: Ya'akov Bodo, actor in the "Yiddishpiel" Theater of Tel Aviv and Yitzchak Luden, journalist and editor of the "Lebns-Fragn" magazine.

The award ceremony will take place at the end of the year; a separate announcement about the event will be published on this site.