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Yiddish Fun-01

Zoom

Class meets every Sunday from Noon to 1pm on Zoom for 6 weeks. Class starts on October 18th and ends on November 22nd. A 6-week conversational Yiddish online course utilizing the curricula and materials developed by Columbia University Professor Miriam Hoffman and under the guidance and direction of her son, renowned actor and course professor Avi Hoffman, connecting the academic roots of the Yiddish language with its incredible contributions to mainstream modern culture. This hands-on course emphasizes the humor and depth of the Yiddish Culture and encourages the course participants to personally engage in the material. REGISTER [...]

$60.00

Yiddish Fun-02

Zoom

A 6 week course in a BISL advanced Conversational Yiddish with an entertaining and fun twist. This ‘slightly’ intermediate 60 minute fully interactive class entitled Yiddish Fun02 utilizes the curricula and materials developed by Columbia University Professor Miriam Hoffman and under the guidance and direction of her son, renowned actor and course professor Avi Hoffman, connecting the academic roots of the Yiddish language with its incredible contributions to mainstream modern culture. (Prior Knowledge of Yiddish or participation in YiddishFun01 is not necessary) REGISTER

$60.00

A Breed Apart: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale

Facebook Live

Live on the Yiddishkayt Initiative Facebook page. Streaming live from Gallery 22 - Yaacov Heller   LECTURE: A Breed Apart: Reflections of a Young Refugee Author, scholar, journalist, playwright and survivor Miriam Hoffman’s multimedia presentation of her latest book - A Breed Apart: Reflections of a Young Refugee. Together with her son, famed actor AVI Hoffman, this intellectual and emotional journey describes Hoffman’s experience as a young refugee girl growing up in a post-war DP (Displaced Person) refugee camp in Ulm, Germany, after the destruction of World War II. “A Breed Apart” is an engaging non-fiction tale of war and [...]

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