Santa Clara County

The Collection, founded by the late Gella Schweid Fishman, covers the four major Yiddish school networks in the U.S. and Canada: Sholem Aleichem, Arbeter Ring, Farband, and Ordn schools. Friends of the SYSNA Collection assists in the identification and donation of materials; raises funds to catalogue and disseminate materials; offers...

 Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

Annual fall film festival sometimes includes films about Eastern European Jewish culture.

 Jewish Arts Presenters, Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

Extensive collection of Yiddish books. See also The Secular Yiddish Schools in North America (SYSNA) Collection, above.

 Other Resources /  Santa Clara County

Meets most Wednesday nights, 7:30-9:00pm, led by Karen K. Bergen. Repertoire is mainly Yiddish songs, with some Ladino, Hebrew, and Russian songs mixed in for spice. At least three performances a year. Songs are taught so new members can be successful even if they don't speak Yiddish or read music....

 Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  Santa Clara County

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

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

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