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December 16: Yiddish Sing-Along in Ra'anana On Sunday, December 16, 2018, Shlomo Shavit will conduct an open sing-along evening in Yiddish...
December 29: Concert by Anatoly Lein in Herzliya On Saturday, December 29, 2018, singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the Yiddish lovers' club Zusammen...
2018 Jewish Canadian Literary Award Winners – Two Yiddish Books Published in Israel The Montreal Jewish Public Library have announced the winners of the 2018 J.I. Segal Awards,...
December 13: Ruth Levin Concert in Jerusalem On Thursday, December 13, 2018, actress & singer Ruth Levin will perform in Yiddish at...
December 3: Violin Concert in Hadera On Monday, December 3, 2018, violinist Chaya Livni will perform for the Hadera Yiddish Society. The...
November 29: Shmulik Nadel to Perform in Kiryat Gat On Thursday, November 29, 2018, the singer Shmulik Nadel will appear at the Yiddish lovers'...
October 16: Gershon Leizerson to Perform in Rishon LeZion On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the singer Gershon Leizerson will perform at the Me Lacht Tzuzamen (Laughing...
July 9: A jubilee concert of Lifshitz's students in Tel Aviv On July 9, 2018, the Yiddish artistic singing workshop, founded by the late Nechama Lifshitz, will celebrate...
Ph.D. Dissertation on Avrom Goldfaden Supported by the Authority For four years running, the National Authority for Yiddish Culture has been granting fellowships to...
August 1: Film about Sutskever at Jerusalem Festival On August 1, 2018, the film "Black Honey, The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutskever," directed...

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Yiddish language and literature are taught in dozens of universities and colleges around the world. Below is a list of institutions in alphabetical order of their countries, according to our current records. If there are universities with Yiddish studies which are not included here, or if you have found any inaccuracies, please inform us.

 

Israel

Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan

Tel Aviv University: language; literature    

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Be'er-Sheva

Haifa University

Ariel University

 

Australia: Monash University, Melbourne

 

Austria

Salzburg University

Vienna University (in the process of establishing a Yiddish program)

 

Belgium

Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels

University of Antwerp

 

Brazil: University of São Paulo

 

Canada

University of Ottawa

University of Toronto

McGill University, Montreal

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

 

Denmark: Aarhus University

 

Finland: University of Helsinki

 

France

Université Paris - Sorbonne

University of UpperAlsace, Mulhouse

 

Germany

Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf

Hamburg University

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich

Trier University

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

 

Lithuania: Vilnius University

 

Poland

Warsaw University

University of Wrocław

Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin

 

Russia

Maimonide Academy, Moscow

Moscow State University

Saint-Petersburg State University

 

Sweden: Lund University

 

Switzerland: University of Basel  

 

Ukraine: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev

  

United Kingdom

University College, London

Oxford University

 

USA

Columbia University, New York   

The George Washington University, Washington,D.C.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

The Boston Language Institute

University of Maryland

University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Ohio State University, Columbus

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Indiana University, Bloomington

University of California at Berkeley