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The prolific master of Jewish poetry, Elyokem Zunser, started as a traditional wedding entertainer and went on to write over 600 songs…
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Master of Jewish folklore, Szmil Lehman preserved Yiddish cultural treasures…
Osher Shvartsman, the prototypical Soviet-Yiddish poet of the battlefields…
Since our inception in 1995, Yiddishkayt has embraced the multicultural richness of Los Angeles to strengthen consciousness and foster the growth of all things Yiddish and that reflect European Jewish culture’s contemporary legacy. With groundbreaking language education and cultural programs, inventive partnerships, large-scale events, and innovative online communications focusing on the creativity of Yiddish culture, Yiddishkayt charts a new way for Jewish culture to evolve and adapt in the twenty-first century...READ MORE More
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Our salons exploring Yiddish literature, culture, and its legacy begin in January.
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Fading traces of Yiddish culture in its heartland.