About YI Love YiddishFest ’22

The 4th Annual YI LOVE YIDDISHFEST is a global festival of Jewish culture and Yiddish language that celebrates the rich heritage and significant Jewish contribution to world mainstream culture.  This festival features actors, musicians, scholars, and writers from all over the world in a format designed to connect the community and reach a diverse global audience.


YI Love Jewish (Yiddishkayt Initiative, Inc.) is a 501(C) not-for-profit organization that celebrates and promotes Jewish history, life, and culture and its positive and far-reaching impact on the world.  From performing arts, publishing and education to language, philosophy, and literature, YO offers a global clearinghouse of Jewish culture and entertainment.  We’ve evolved into an international movement now branded as YI LOVE Jewish, reaching hundreds of thousands of followers and friends through global performances, festivals and commemorations, films, books, merchandise and adult education programs, all designed to celebrate Yiddishkayt – the very Jewishness that lives in the heart of every Jew – AND share the beauty and originality of Jewish culture with the rest of the world highlighting its influence on the mainstream.

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