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Yiddish summer programs in 2019: Tel Aviv and elsewhere The annual Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program will be held at Tel...
Juny 13: Paulina Belilovsky to Sing in Jerusalem On Thursday, June 13, 2019, singer Paulina Belilovsky will perform at the Ginot Ha'ir...
June 13: Yiddish Choir Festival in Ashkelon On Thursday, June 13, 2019, the 23th annual Yiddish Choir Festival will take place at...
Carol Feldman z"l It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of the Yiddish actor and writer Carol Feldman z"l. May...
Three Jerusalem Divas to sing in Kiryat Gat on May 14 On May 14, 2019 three "Jerusalem Divas" - Shirel Dashevsky, Ruth Levin and Vira Lozinsky...
May 24: music students to sing in Kiryat Ono On Friday, May 24, 2019, students in the music workshop at Ben-Zvi High School...
May 14: Studio singers to perform in Rishon LeZion On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, singers Ada Pashayev and Roza Klein, students in the Yiddish...
May 13: Ya'akov Shapiro to perform in Hadera On Monday, May 13, 2019, actor, singer and entertainer Ya'akov Shapiro will perform for the...
May 22: Yiddish music lecture in Gush Etzion On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, musicologist Kobi Luria will lecture about the history of Jewish/Yiddish...
May 14: Sing along with Mendy Cahana in Gan Sorek On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 9:15 pm, singer and entertainer Mendy Cahana, who founded...

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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