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. The Committee for Yiddish is supported by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
We're bringing you EXCITING ONLINE TALKS about Yiddish language and culture featuring Yiddish scholars from Canada and around the world.
This October, CFY is co-sponsoring a series of free streaming summer concerts with the Ashkenaz Festival: Nu? Normal! The Barn Sessions.
On Sunday, November 7, 2:00pm ET, Prof. Kalman Weiser will present a Yiddish-language Holocaust Education lecture: "Preserving Our History, Transmitting Our Heritage: Yiddish in the University from the Holocaust to the Present Day." Register Today!