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June 2019: Yiddish seminar for Israeli students held in Vilnius In June 2019, the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in cooperation with the International Yiddish...
July 14: Ruth Levin concert in Netanya On Sunday, July 14, 2019, singer Ruth Levin will perform in Yiddish at the David...
July 2: Memorial Conference about the Jewish poet Itzik Manger Oמ July 2, 2019 a memorial conference about the Jewish poet Itzik Manger (1901 -...
June 6: Yiddish learning session for Shavuot in Tel Aviv On Thursday, June 6, 2019 a Yiddish learning session and workshops devoted to the holiday of...
June 6: Michael Gaisinsky to Sing in Nazareth Illit On Thursday, June 6, 2019, the singer Michael Gaisinsky will perform in Yiddish at the...
June Performances in Tel Aviv: Bella Bryks-Klein in "My Father's Daughter" The one-woman musical show, "Mayn Tatns Tokhter" ("My Father's Daughter") tells a story of...
May 23: The premiere screening of the film "The Same Man" at the Tel Aviv Festival We are happy to invite lovers of Yiddish culture to the premiere screening of the film "Oto HaIsh" ("The...
Yiddish summer programs in 2019: Tel Aviv and elsewhere The annual Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program will be held at Tel...
June 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...

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On Thursday, May 3, 2018, singer Michael Gaisinsky will perform at the Beit Yad LeBanim cultural center, located at Ahuza St. 147 in Ra'anana, at 5 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call 09-7610545/6.

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, Shmulik Nadel will give a concert at the Mitchell House Yiddish club, located at Mandelstam St. 12 in Ramat Aviv (north Tel Aviv), at 4 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call 03-6058395.

On Wednesday, March 6, 2018, twin duo Slava & Zofia Reifer will sing in Yiddish, Hebrew, Polish, Russian and other languages at the Me Lacht Tzuzamen (Laughing Together) Yiddish club, located at Abba Silver St. 2 in Rishon LeZion, at 10:00 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture as part of its Yiddish clubs program. For details, call Mirit at 03-5219206.

On Thursday, March 1, 2018, singer Chen Lachs will perform at the Yiddish lovers' club Mame Loshen (Mother Tongue), located at Malchei Israel St. 159 (Kochav David Building) in Kiryat Gat, at 10 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture as part of its Yiddish clubs program. For details, call the club's coordinators Miriam Carmeli at 08-6816898 or Rubi Lambuch at 050-5491115.

On Thursday, March 1, 2018, twin duo Slava & Zofia Reifer will sing in Yiddish, Hebrew, Polish, Russian and other languages at the Mitchell House Yiddish club, located at Mandelstam St. 12 in Ramat Aviv (north Tel Aviv), at 4 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call 03-6058395.

The international conference on Yiddish language and culture will be held in Czernowitz (Chernivtsi, Ukraine) on 6-10 August 2018.

The event will take place in the city where the historic Czernowitz Yiddish Language Conference was held in 1908. For details, click here.

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On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, a memorial event in honor of the Yiddish singer Nechama Lifshitz (1927 – 2017), known as "the nightingale of Soviet Jewry," will take place at Tzavta Hall, Ibn Gvirol St. 30, Tel Aviv, at 7:30 p.m.

The event will include a rich concert program, featuring students of the Yiddish singing workshop founded by Lifshitz as well as singer Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev. Regina Dricker, musical arranger and the studio's current director, will produce the artistic program.

New Yorker Zalmen Mlotek, conductor, pianist, musical arranger, accompanist, composer, and the Artistic Director of the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene, will be among the guests of honor.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. Entrance fee: NIS 50. For details and reservations, call 03-6950156.

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A new book in Hebrew about Yiddish literature has been published by Yediot Ahronot with the support of the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

The book, entitled Tzimuckim u-Shkedim (Raisins and Almonds), presents a sampling of Yiddish literary gems.

Bilha Rubinstein edited, translated and wrote commentary for the book.

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, musicologist Kobi Luria will lecture about the popular Yiddish folk poet Mark Warshawsky, who wrote the song "Oyfn Pripechek." The event will take place at the Ginot Ha'ir community center, located at Emek Refaim St. 12 in Jerusalem, at 10:45 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in the framework of its Yiddish clubs program.For details, call Aliza Maloul at 02-5664144 or 054-6650183.

A new Yiddish book by Micho'el Felzenbaum entitled Biografye fun a Sentimentaler Levone (Biography of a Sentimental Moon), has been published thanks to a contribution by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, singer Esti Nissim gave a concert at the "Golden Age" Yiddish club in Ra'anana.

The event was sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in the framework of its Yiddish clubs program.

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, Yiddish scholar Dr. Noga Rubin, of the David Yellin Academic College of Education, gave a lecture at the Ginot Ha'ir community center in Jerusalem.

The event was sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture in the framework of its Yiddish clubs program.

On Monday, January 29, 2018, actor, entertainer and theater expert Carol Feldman will perform and lecture at the Yiddish lovers' club Nagler House, located at Ben-Tzvi St. 14, Kiryat Hayim (near Haifa), at 10:30 a.m.

 

For details, call 054-6528265.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On Saturday, January 6, 2018, singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the Yiddish club in Elkana, located at Talpiyot St. 3, at 8 p.m.

For details, call Bella Steiner, the Club's coordinator, at 050-4744477.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

On January 4, 2018, prolific Israeli actress Lia Koenig will read in Yiddish from the stories of Nobel laureate Shmuel Yosef Agnon.

The performance, sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture, will take place at Tzimbalista Hall, located in the campus of Tel Aviv university, at 5 p.m. For details, call: 03-6408020

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On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, singer Paulina Belilovsky will perform at the Me Lacht Tzuzamen (Laughing Together) club, located at Abba Silver St. 2, Rishon LeZion, at 10:30 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture's Yiddish clubs program.

For details, call Miri at 054-4502447 or Marta at 054-5200945.

Teatralishe Yumoreskes ("Theatrical Humoresques"), a new book by the actor, singer and writer Razya Adam, was published in Yiddish by H. Leyvik publishers thanks to a contribution from the National Authority for Yiddish Culture.

The book's complete text is now available in the "Reading Room" section of the Authority's site.

On Thursday, December 28, 2017, singer Emma Yussim will perform at the Yiddish lovers' club at Sav Center, located at Livne St. 2 in Nazareth Illit, at 11 a.m.

Yussim will be accompanied by pianist Valery Ayvazyan.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call: 054-6318107.

On Sunday, December 24, 2017, the book Vocal Compositions Accompanying Anna Margolin's Poetry by composer and arranger Michael Leinvand will be launched at Beit Yad le-Banim, located at Eli Cohen St. 8, in Ashkelon, at 7 p.m. 

At the launch, Leinvand will speak about the poet's life, after which singer Vira Lozinsky will perform some of the compositions discussed in the book, accompanied by the pianist Regina Dricker.

The book was published in Tel Aviv in Yiddish and Hebrew by H. Leyvik publishers, thanks to a contribution from the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call: 03-5231830.

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On Saturday, December 16, 2017, singer Ruth Levin will perform in Yiddish in the Brodet center for Jewish culture. The Atar instrumental trio will accompany her.

The event will take place at Zeitlin St. 22, Tel Aviv, at 8:30 p.m. It is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. 

For details, call: 03-6954522 and/or visit the Facebook page.

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On Sunday, December 24, 2017, singer Yulia Schmidt-Bychowsky, singer-pianist Svetlana Kusyatova and narrator, and percussionist Yaron Bychowsky will perform a musical show "From the Shtetl to America" at the Yiddish lovers' club "Zusammen" (Together), located at Sirkin St. 17, Herzliya, at 5:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call 09-9511612.

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Anna Pushkin will sing at the Yiddish club, Mitchell House, located at Mandelstam St. 12, in Ramat Aviv (north Tel Aviv), at 4 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the National Authority for Yiddish Culture. For details, call Esther Nadal at 03-6058395.