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Learn the basics of Yiddish conversation; no Yiddish experience necessary. National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Associate Artistic Director Motl Didner offers lessons brought to life by a vibrant cast of fictional characters. The third season of NYTF's 15-Minute Yiddish (more or less), Tuesdays, 10am Pacific Time has concluded its fifteenth and...

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The Digital Yiddish Theatre Project [DYTP] uses digital technology to study and preserve the rich legacy of the Yiddish stage. Founded in 2012 by Joel Berkowitz and Debra Caplan, the DYTP comprises theatrical practitioners, research librarians, and scholars in higher education, who are among the world's leading authorities on Yiddish...

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Elementary Yiddish 101, taught by Alec Burko, at U.C. Berkeley. Not being offered in Spring 2022. In this beginners’ course, students will learn to speak, read, and write Yiddish, the language of Ashkenazi Jews for the past thousand years. Following the communicative method and using the new textbook "In Eynem,"...

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Workers Circle/Arbeter Ring of Northern California (WC/AR of No. CA) offers free bi-weekly Beginners Yiddish classes taught by Andrew Kuznetsov via Zoom. Regular classes will resume January 14, 2022, and continue biweekly through June 17. Beginners Yiddish I will meet at 1:15 pm Pacific Time and Beginners Yiddish II (Intermediate)...

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The Yiddish Club at Peninsula JCC has transformed since the beginning of the pandemic into FYG - Fishl’s Yiddish Group, meeting on Zoom every Tuesday, 11am PT. A 30-minute presentation in Yiddish is followed by a shmues in Yiddish at every meeting. Fishl - Philip Kutner is the founder, Debbie...

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Henry Sapozniks' website is clearinghouse of a lifetime of his passions, enthusiasms, and projects including but not limited to old time country music, Yiddish vaudeville,  scratchy old records, banjo, Tin Pan Alley, Yiddish radio, early animation,  competition bullseye pistol, and black and white movies. Subscribe to the blog. Henry Sapoznik...

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Yiddish 103, History of Yiddish Culture (in English), Tu & Thurs, 12:30 - 2pm, with Alec Leyzer Burko. Was offered Fall 2021. Not being offered Spring 2022. U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley. This online course traced the development of Yiddish culture from the first settlement of Jews in German lands through centuries...

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This online project has been created by some prominent Yiddish singers and scholars: Michael Alpert, Walter Zev Feldman, Itzik Gottesman, Ethel Raim, Josh Waletzky, and Mark Slobin. (In their words:) First, we identify the genre of the folksong within the culture of eastern Ashkenazic Jews and the surrounding European societies....

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U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley. Offered through German Department Not being offered Spring 2022. General information about Yiddish courses at U.C. Berkeley»

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Bi-weekly magazine about Jewish life in Northern California, as well as this event calendar.

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Links to resources for learning about and playing klezmer music, generally and for specific instruments, collected by Jim Rebhan.

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Founded in 2010, the Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is one of the nation’s leading centers for the study, documentation, and dissemination of Yiddish music and culture. The collection contains over 8,000 78rpm discs including Yiddish theater, popular and traditional music, cantorial songs, klezmer music,...

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This extensive site includes Volume 5, The Classical Klezmer  

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Achi Ben Shalom, Director. Singing in three and four-part harmony, we explore both traditional and contemporary music in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and English. Next session begins Monday, June 15, 7:30-9pm on Zoom. Ten classes plus performance on video in "virtual Chorus" style. Tuition $180, free for those who lost their...

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Several organizations host online Yiddish discussion/conversation groups: • KlezCalifornia's Flisik Yidish Salon, monthly, Sundays, 2-3pm PT. Each participant gives brief comments (in Yiddish) on the month's theme, followed by an open conversation. For fluent speakers. Hosted by Rosie Kaplan and Evie Groch. • YOMC, Yiddish Open Mic Café, monthly, Sundays,...

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A comprehensive website dedicated to Sholem Aleichem [1859-1916], the most popular and iconic Jewish writer of his generation. As you explore this site you’ll discover more about the remarkable life and equally remarkable afterlife of the man whose works have traveled continents, inspired generations, and provided the material for the legendary Broadway musical Fiddler...

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In Yiddish: News, cooking shows, crossword puzzles, and more Word of the Day videos.

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Fall 2020: First-year Yiddish, First Quarter (AMELANG 140A, JEWISHST 104A), with Jon Levitow 09/14 - 11/20/2020, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 1-2pm. https://jewishstudies.stanford.edu/courses/2020-2021-jewishst-104a 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...

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YAAANA, The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America, provides Yiddish education and cultural programming to the San Diego area and beyond. Online programs include Yiddish language courses at all levels, programs for children, Yiddish Teachers' Committee, and a leyenkrayz (reading circle, in Yiddish).

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