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March 18: Shmulik Nadel to perform in Hadera On Monday, March 18, 2019, the singer Shmulik Nadel will perform for the Hadera Yiddish...
March 14: Michael Gaisinsky to Sing in Ra'anana On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the singer Michael Gaisinsky will perform in Yiddish at the Golden...
Online Yiddish classes with the Workmen’s Circle The Workmen’s Circle's online Yiddish program incorporates the latest technologies in distance learning — classes...
Yasha Einstein z"l It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of outstanding Yiddish actor and Yiddishist Yasha (Avraham)...
March 6: Concert by Shimshon Kemelmacher in Elkana On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, the singer and songs author Shimshon (Samson) Kemelmacher will perform...
February 27 in Tel Aviv: Lecture and Concert Featuring Itzik Manger On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, Dr. Leah Garfinkel will provide a lecture about the Yiddish...
June 2019: Yiddish seminar in Vilnius for Israeli university students The National Authority for Yiddish Culture (Israel) and the International Yiddish Center of the World Jewish...
February 4: Yiddish classical songs to be performed in Tel Aviv On Monday, February 4, 2019, students in the Yiddish artistic singing workshop founded by the...
February 7: Yiddish Music Lecture in Jerusalem On Thursday, February 7, 2019, musicologist Kobi Luria will lecture about the history of Jewish/Yiddish...
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...

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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