Past CFY Lectures

Today My Best Poem's A Child: An Interview with Goldie Morgentaler

UJA Committee for Yiddish and CIYCL present: "Today My Best Poem's a Child": Goldie Morgentaler and Chava Rosenfarb -- A Daughter Tackles Her Mother's Giant Legacy. Watch the Recording.

Mitch Smolkin at A Taste of Ashkenaz

A brand new concert of songs performed by Mitch Smolkin and Nina Shapilsky at A Taste of Ashkenaz 2021. Find out more and watch the recording.

My Three Decade Search for the Last Litvaks, with Dovid Katz

In this Yiddish-language talk, Dovid Katz speaks in deeply personal terms about his first visit to his ancestral Lithuania and Belarus in 1990, and how the trip changed the focus of his life and work for the ensuing thirty years. Learn more and watch the recording.

Hasidic Creativity in Yiddish Today, with Justin Jaron Lewis

In the Annual Simcha Simchovitch Yiddish Lecture, Prof. Justin Jaron Lewis speaks in Yiddish about Hasidic Creativity in Yiddish Today. Learn more and watch the recording.