Throughout the year, YIVO offers courses in Yiddish language, Jewish history, and Jewish culture that are open to the general public. All current courses are taking place online. Based in New York, YIVO is dedicated to fostering knowledge of the ongoing story of Jewish life, with a focus on the...

 Yiddish Classes Online, Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  Online

Yiddish conversation group meets Mondays 10:30-11:30am, except holidays. No charge. Kum un redt a bisl Yidish mit unz. Come join us as we shmues.

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  East Bay

Yiddish Club at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto meets every first and third Friday of the month, 2-3:30pm, in the Plaza Room (Moldaw)/M119. No politics, no medical reports, just fun and mama loshn.  Please come and enjoy shmuesing, shenken.  If you are wondering about the latter, remember: Es...

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  Santa Clara County

Howard Rachelson’s multimedia musical voyage through Jewish history, from the time of King David to the current day, is a must-see. Travel through Sephardic, Ladino, Ashkenazi, Klezmer, Yiddish, Chasidic, and Classical music, as well as Yiddish Theater in NYC, Broadway composers, Jewish pop stars, Israeli music stars and world music....

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  East Bay

New (Fall 2019) Yiddish conversation group meets many (but not all) Fridays, noon - 1pm, in Dwinelle 282 on the U.C. Berkeley campus. Hosted by Isaac Bleaman.

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  East Bay

Yidish un Yidishkayt, an informal Yiddish language and culture class/group for participants at any skill level, meets usually the first Thursday of the month at 7:30pm. Contact Herman Rosenbaum

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  East Bay

Stanford University's Taube Center for Jewish Studies offers an interdisciplinary program for the study and understanding of Jewish cultures, literatures, languages, religion, politics, and history. Occasionally there are Yiddish conversation groups and Yiddish literature groups, open to non-students. For formal learning, see Yiddish classes offered by Jon Levitow and Russian-Jewish...

 Yiddish Classes in the Bay Area, Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  Santa Clara County

Yiddish Club meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 10:30am-12:00noon. Peer-led conversation and occasional videos or CDs.

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  San Mateo County

Occasional Yiddish literature in translation class led by Loretta Denner.

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  Sonoma County

The informal weekly Beginning Yiddish class meets Tuesdays at 11:00am, at Congregation Ner Shalom in Cotati. More info: The periodic Yiddish Tish meets Wednesdays at noon over lunch to read, translate and discuss (in English) Yiddish literature, primarily poetry and short prose. Texts are provided in alef-beys and in...

 Yiddish Language & Culture – Informal Learning /  Sonoma County