The nation’s largest festival of Yiddish music, culture and language returns December 21-26, 2019 to the 14th Street Y and venues around Manhattan’s East Village and Lower East Side. Featuring daytime workshops, lectures, films, walking tours and more on everything from klezmer music to Yiddish language and literature. Evenings feature public concerts, dance parties and jam sessions. For more information, go to the Yiddish New York website.
December 16, 2018
Bukharian Jewish Community Center
A walking/bus tour of several fascinating neighborhoods in Queens, NY; also known as Registan Park (Rego Park) and Bukharian Broadway (Forest Hills). Learn about the Jewish community that has lived along the Silk Road for over 2000 years, in cities such as Samarkand, Dushanbe and Tashkent. Now largely resettled in diasporic enclaves in Queens and Israel, we’ll explore how community members continue to preserve unique Central Asian traditions while creating one of New York’s most vibrant contemporary Jewish communities.
December 21, 2019
14th Street Y.
The Nation’s Largest Festival of Yiddish Culture, Arts & Language to the 14th Street Y from December 21st to 26th! Yiddish New York features an incredible faculty of more than 90 of Yiddish culture’s leading artists, scholars and personalities. Registration is now open for this year’s Yiddish New York festival. From lectures to films to music…