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February 7: Yiddish Music Lecture in Jerusalem On Thursday, February 7, 2019, musicologist Kobi Luria will lecture about the history of Jewish...
January 16: Concert by Anatoly Lein in Gush Etzion On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the Yiddish lovers' club in...
January 15: Mendy Cahana's Performance in Rishon LeZion On Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 10:00 am, the singer and entertainer Mendy Cahana (who founded...
December 11: Hanita Ochakovsky to Sing in Gan Sorek On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the singer Hanita Ochakovsky will perform at the Yiddish...
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 11: Concert by Anatoly Lein in Herzliya On Tuesday, December 11, 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...
December 6: Anatoly Lein to Sing in Kiryat Gat On Thursday, December 6, 2018, the singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the Yiddish lovers' club Mame...

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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