Yiddish New York is a community-based and community-created festival. We value a diversity of participation and viewpoints, and equity in our actions. We believe that the arts we practice — music, theater, dance, visual, literary, culinary, film, social justice, and other — are primary means of cultural continuity, and we are in an ongoing process of discovery […]
Yiddish New York is excited to present our 3rd annual workshop/festival from Saturday, December 23 – Thursday, December 28, 2017. Check back soon for more information! Best wishes from the YNY Organizing Committee, Daniel Blacksberg, Edy Borger, Nicole Borger, Sarah Gordon, Itzik Gottesman, Tine Kindermann, Jenny Levison, Frank London, Jessica Kate Meyer, Ethel Raim, Pete […]
What do Jews do for Christmas? Yiddish New York adds a great new alternative to Chinese Restaurants! An amazing faculty of over 60 leading figures in Yiddish culture for a week of concerts, lectures, Yiddish theater, film, klezmer workshops, Yiddish language classes, poetry, singing, and a whole lot more. Our Decmeber 2, 2016 press release can be […]
There are now links on our Registration page for individuals looking for opportunities to share rides/accommodation to Yiddish New York! We’re also grateful for anyone who is able to share a ride, room or couch (you can post on the boards also)!
We’re pleased to release our 2016 Detailed Guide to Daytime Programs. An amazing daily schedule of programs including workshops in instrumental klezmer, Yiddish dance, Yiddish song, Yiddish theater and Yiddish language as well as lectures, panel discussions, demonstrations, walking tours and much, much more! Classes are held at the accessible 14th Street Y and adjacent […]