Yiddish New York Returns for its Fourth Year

By  | Published June 6, 2018


CTMD is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s fourth annual Yiddish New York (YNY) festival, taking place from Saturday, December 22nd to Thursday, December 28th, 2018 at the 14th Street Y on Manhattan’s historic Lower East Side. The nation’s largest workshop/festival celebrating Yiddish language and culture — including its signature music, klezmer — YNY features leading performers and scholars of Yiddish music, art, theater, and language, and is quickly becoming one of the most prominent events celebrating Yiddish life in North America. This year’s featured faculty and performers will include Bessarabian Yiddish/klezmer duo Efim Chorny and Susanna Ghergus; acclaimed Amsterdam-based Yiddish singer Shura Lipovsky; Grammy-winning trumpeter Frank London; pioneering klezmer scholar and performer Walter Zev Feldman, and many more. For more information including upcoming program and faculty announcements, visit www.yiddishnewyork.com.

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