Through educational, cultural and engagement programs, the Committee for Yiddish, UJA Federation fosters and promotes Yiddish language and culture - indeed the entire Ashkenaz tradition - as a vibrant part of contemporary Jewish life and as a vital link between the Jewish past and future.

Committee for Yiddish


Boris Sandler: Post-War Yiddish Literature and the Holocaust
Boris Sandler: Post-War Yiddish Literature and the Holocaust

The UJA Federation's Committee for Yiddish,

The Toronto Workmen's Circle, the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish

Studies and the Friends of Yiddish proudly present

A Yiddish Literary Workshop

with acclaimed Yiddish author, journalist, and former…Read more

Holocaust Education Week 2016
Holocaust Education Week 2016

Hitler Could Not Destroy Their Memory: The Yiddish Video Project

Learn about the writers and artist of one of the world's most vibrant pre-Holocaust cultures--who they were and why they matter today. In his massive video project, Boris Sandler, editor…Read more

Fall 2016 Yiddish Language Classes
Fall 2016 Yiddish Language Classes

Learn or refresh your level of Yiddish in a relaxed atmosphere with atstounding, experienced teachers.

Adult Classes Uptown

Beginners, Intermediate, and AdvancedSundays, 10am-12pmSeptember 18 - December 4, 2016

Cost - $150

Beth David Synagogue,…Read more