Committee for Yiddish

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



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Looking to explore a unique Jewish culture through language? The opportunity to LEARN YIDDISH ONLINE is here!

Whether you’re looking to connect with your family’s heritage, act out a Yiddish play, or study Yiddish texts as a fluent speaker, we’ve got a class for everyone.

Join us for a Yiddish class this fall! Classes start September 26/October 4. Registration is now open.


Chava Rosenfarb and Goldie Morgentaler

We're bringing you EXCITING ONLINE TALKS about Yiddish language and culture featuring Yiddish scholars from Canada and around the world.

On September 26, 2:00pm Eastern/11:00am Pacific, CFY and CIYCL present "Today My Best Poem's a Child": Goldie Morgentaler and Chava Rosenfarb -- A Daughter Tackles Her Mother's Giant Legacy. Register today!


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Missed one of our programs? Visit our ARCHIVE to watch recordings of our past lectures and events!