A FREE Yiddish Fun 01 Class

A free preview of our Yiddish Fun 01 class as part of YI Love Yiddishfest 2021 (Rebroadcast from 8-30)Come try a free class on YI Love Jewish!This is a free sample of the 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 […]

Yiddish Fun 01 Starting on 10-03-21

Learn Yiddish online in this 6-week conversational Yiddish class.The class meets every Sunday starting October 3rd, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST on Zoom for 6 weeks.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."My friends […]

Yiddish Fun-02 Starting on 10-03-21

6-Week Advanced Conversational Yiddish Course.A 6-week conversational Yiddish course moderated by Avi Hoffman and Professor Miriam Hoffman starting October 3rd, 2021. The class meets on Zoom every Sunday from 2 - 3 PM EST for 6 weeks.This bisl intermediate 60 minute fully interactive class entitled Yiddish Fun-02 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 Yiddish Fun-01 is not […]

Yiddish Fun-01 Starting on 10-04-21

6-Week Advanced Conversational Yiddish Course.The class meets every Monday starting October 4th, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST on Zoom for 6 weeks.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."My friends and I who signed […]

Shmoozing with Avi featuring Frannie Sheridan

Shmoozing with Avi featuring Frannie SherdianThroughout her journey from TRAUMA to NIRVANA! Performer, Writer and Cookie Eater Frannie Sheridan has been entertaining and educating audiences internationally for decades. Raised to believe that sharing the truth of her identity would get her killed, Frannie ultimately journeyed out of the dark wormhole of PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) into PTJO (post traumatic joy overload). Using performance as therapy-on-wheels, all the while collecting Mayoral Awards for her solo character shows(PBS/NPR/JLTV) https://youtu.be/CLYaaTXGRTE and the 'Gabriel' for a radio documentary (NPR/CBC) https://www.cbc.ca/radio/rewind/the-waltonsteins-a-family-secret-1.2801183 as well as being sought after by Hollywood luminary (Arthur Hiller LOVE STORY director) […]

Martes de Yíddish Tangos ¡Doble diversión! Un concierto virtual.

El erudito Klezmer de renombre mundial Aaron Kula con su Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra y el galardonado actor Avi Hoffman en Miami, FloridaSu donación en cualquier monto lo califica para recibir un enlace privado de YouTube para que pueda unirse a nosotros en un concierto virtual de actuaciones de Tango Yídish del mundialmente reconocido erudito Klezmer Aaron Kula y el actor galardonado Avi Hoffman del sur de Florida MARJCC en el norte Miami Beach como parte de YI Love YiddishFest '21.La fusión de melodías Yídish con ritmos de tango produce un sonido distinto y sensual que abarca dos culturas distintas. Durante […]

Yiddish Fun 03 Staring on 10-20-21

A 6-week course in a BISL intermediate conversational Yiddish with an entertaining and fun twist.This class is every Wednesday from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST starting October 20th, 2021 for 6 weeks.This "nokh a bisl" advanced 60-minute fully interactive class entitled Yiddish Fun-03 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 Yiddish Fun-01 or 02 is not necessary.

Remembering Krystallnacht: A Lecture by Robert Watson

“Remembering Krystallnacht” is a historical, artistic program commemorating the horrific night of November 9-10, 1938. Holocaust Education Week – The New State of Florida MandateLast year, the Florida State Legislature passed legislation that adds to the existing Holocaust Mandate. The new legislation designates the second week in November as Holocaust Education Week. This week was chosen to commemorate Kristallnacht, also called “Night of Broken Glass” as windows of thousands of Jewish places of business were smashed and over 1,000 synagogues were burned to the ground in Germany and Austria. Many Jews were murdered, and others were sent to concentration camps where […]

Interview with Marty Levin: Krystallnacht Series Art

Marty Levin and his Krystallnacht series and other miniature buildingsHolocaust Education Week – The New State of Florida MandateLast year, the Florida State Legislature passed legislation that adds to the existing Holocaust Mandate. The new legislation designates the second week in November as Holocaust Education Week. This week was chosen to commemorate Kristallnacht, also called “Night of Broken Glass” as windows of thousands of Jewish places of business were smashed and over 1,000 synagogues were burned to the ground in Germany and Austria. Many Jews were murdered, and others were sent to concentration camps where they had to endure hard labor.Marty […]

YI Love Play Readings presents The Education of Herschel Grynszpan

The Education of Herschel Grynszpan, based on true, historic accounts, is a dramatization about the events that triggered Krystallnacht.Holocaust Education Week – The New State of Florida MandateLast year, the Florida State Legislature passed legislation that adds to the existing Holocaust Mandate. The new legislation designates the second week in November as Holocaust Education Week. This week was chosen to commemorate Krystallnacht, also called “Night of Broken Glass” as windows of thousands of Jewish places of business were smashed and over 1,000 synagogues were burned to the ground in Germany and Austria. Many Jews were murdered, and others were sent to […]

God and the Holocaust – A Commemoration Concert

This concert is focused upon the Jewish world in wartime Europe and the relationship between Jews and God in Holocaust literature and music.“God and the Holocaust: A Commemoration Concert” Featuring the talents of Maestro Aaron Kula and his Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra and Avi Hoffman – This concert is focused upon the Jewish world in wartime Europe and the relationship between Jews and God in Holocaust literature and music — as depicted in the writings and songs of the great Yiddish poets, composers and writers.This performance is part of YI Remembers series and their steadfast commitment to applying the lessons of […]

Shloyml Boyml & His Lucky Dreidel

A virtual interview and reading of the children's book Shloyml Boyml & His Lucky Dreidel by the author Yale Strom.Get ready for a marvelous Hanukkah adventure in Yiddishland! The talented Klezmer musician, Shloyml from Buhuși, embarks on a long journey to buy the best Israeli olive oil - the one thing needed for the Buhuși community to once again stand victorious in the yearly Latke contest. Will he manage to bring the oil back home in time, or will he be stopped by the devious Nebish brothers? In the end, it all comes down to a thrilling game of dreydl!Here is […]

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