yiddish language

Celebrating Yinglish: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale


Live on the Yiddishkayt Initiative Facebook page. Streaming live from Gallery 22 - Yaacov Heller   LECTURE: This interactive lecture presents a celebration of ‘Yinglish’ - the unique American linguistic combination of Yiddish and English. From the over 5000 Yiddish words that have officially become a part of the English language, we have fun with the stories and words that celebrate the idiomatic phenomenon that laid the foundation for modern mainstream culture. Lecture participants will have the opportunity to play a role in the scenes and stories that make up this entertaining and humorous event.   ART SALE: Live Art [...]

Celebrating Yinglish: Virtual Lecture and Live Art Sale2020-07-27T02:09:17+00:00

Yiddish Fun-01 – Wednesday Class


Class meets every Wednesday from 10am to 11am on Zoom for 6 weeks. Class starts on August 5. 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 NOW

Yiddish Fun-01 – Wednesday Class2020-07-22T16:48:23+00:00
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