Yiddish New York 2022

Saturday, December 24, 2022

6:00 pm – 12:00 am

Save the date for the US’s Largest Yiddish Culture Festival!

Six days & nights filled with Films – Lectures – Theater – Yiddish Song – Folk Dance – Yiddish Language – Yiddish Culture and History – Visual Arts – Master Classes – Ensembles – Foods – Klezmer Music – Local Community – Art Exhibition – Special Programs for Kids & Teens and More! Be part of an amazing intergenerational community, local and international. Programs for young, old and everyone in between!

For many of us, gathering together on 14th Street is a highlight of our year, and we want YNY to continue to serve as a home for our ever-growing community. YNY 2022 will be held as a hybrid of online and in-person. No matter how we gather together, we look forward to sharing time with you again this December!

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YNY is made up of an inclusive community working to advance contemporary Yiddish Culture, scholarship & activism! 

Event Series:
Special Event

Jewish Silk Road Tours™: Bukharian Community Tour in Queens, NY

Sunday, December 16, 2018

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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.
Special Event

Yiddish New York

Saturday, 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

Survivor Songs: The Amazing Stonehill Recordings

Thursday, August 6, 2020

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

  Online Event
Join us for a special online multimedia program revealing the inside story of Ben Stonehill’s heroic project.

BEYLE 100: Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman's 100th Birthday

Sunday, August 9, 2020

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

  Online Event
Join us for a special online concert celebrating the 100th birthday of Yiddish songwriter, poet, and singer Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman (1920-2013). The program, conceived by Binyumen

New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century: A Special Book Release Event!

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

  Online Event
Join us for a special book release via Facebook Messenger Rooms of the New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century featuring Joel Rubin with Mark Slobin!
CTMD Festivals

Yiddish New York 2020

Saturday, December 26, 2020

  Online Event
Films – Lectures – Theater – Yiddish Song – Folk Dance – Yiddish Language – Yiddish Culture and History – Visual Arts – Master Classes – Ensembles – Foods – Klezmer Music – Local Community – Art Exhibition – Special Programs for Kids & Teens and More!

Yiddish New York 2022

Saturday, December 24, 2022

6:00 pm – 12:00 am

  Online Event
Be part of an amazing intergenerational community, local and international. Programs for young, old and everyone in between!
Visit for more information about the series and a full list of events.