Northeast Kalendar

Ongoing Events

Every Sun., 7:00 P.M., Yugntruf Cafe Nana Svives, Columbia University Hillel, NYC 212-889-0381

Every Sun., Morning Brunch, Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys, City Winery, NYC 212-608-0555

Every Sun., 10:30 A.M., Mameloshn, New Paltz, NY 845-255-5371 or 845-664-2423

Every Sun., 11:00 A.M., Yiddish Conversation Club, New City, NY 845-425-3021

Every Sun., 11:00 A.M. and 12:30 P.M., Yugntruf Yiddish Drop-In, 419 Lafayette St., NYC 212-889-0381

Every Sun., 10:00 A.M. Yiddish Conversation, and Leyenkrayz at 11:00 A.M., New Paltz, NY 914-255-3981

Every Sun., 7:30 P.M., Riverdale Yiddish Leyenkrayz, New York, NY 718-678-8977

Sun., (1st), 10:00 A.M., Yidish Laybt Yiddish Club, South Hills JCC, Pittsburgh, PA 412-279-6180

Every Sun., 10:00 A.M., From Kinehora to Kuni-Ayland, Monroe Township, NJ 718-881-6555

Every Sun., 1:30 P.M., Workmens Circle Chorus, Philadelphia, PA 215-624-0777

Sun., 10:00 A.M., Mishkan Torah Yiddish Club, Greenbelt, MD 301-474-4223

Every Sun., 1:00 P.M., Yiddish Class by Dr. Poupko, Baltimore, MD 410-258-3266

Alternate Sun., 2:30 P.M., DCJCC Leyenkrayz, Prof. Max Ticktin, MD 202-223-5078

Alternate Sun., 2-4 P.M., The JCC Yiddish Leyenkrayz, Tina Lunson, Rockville, MD 301-881-0100

Every Sun., 10:30 A.M., Leisure World Leyenkrayz, Marcia Gruss-Levinsohn, MD 301-598-8721

Every Sun., 7:00 P.M, Klezmer Jam, Brookline, MA 617-566-6164

Every Sun., 2:30 P.M., Informal Yiddish Activities Committee (IAYC), Brookline, MA 617-332-5758

2nd Sun., 10:00 A.M, New Friends Of Yiddish, Cong. B’nai Tikvoh Sholom, 180 Still Road, Bloomfield, CT 860-667-2864

Every Mon. and Wed., 7:00 P.M, Yiddish Language Classes (4 levels: beginner advanced), Brookline, MA 617-566-6281

Mon., (1st and 3rd) 7:30 P.M., Beth Ahm Yiddish Club, Matawan, NJ 732-583-0837

Mon. (3rd) 12:30 P.M., Yiddish Tish, Philadelphi PA 215-735-2484

Every Mon., 7:30 P.M., The Philadelphia Workmen's Circle Chorus, Philadelphia, PA 215-742-0346

Every Mon., 6:00 P.M., Literary Circle, Shane Baker, Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, NYC 212-889-6800

Every Mon., 6:30 P.M., Intermediate Yiddish Class, 419 Lafayette St., NYC Beginners

Every Mon., 6:30 P.M., Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus (JPPC) of NY, Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor, 212-989-0212

Mons., 4:00 P.M., (Meets Irregulalry, Call First) Avrom Kahn Leyenkrayz, NYC 212-369-3856

Every Mon., Noon, Riverdale JC, Riverdale, NY 718-601-6138

Every Mon., 6:00 P.M., Beginners Yiddish, Nachum Lerner, Advanced Yiddish, Eve Jochnowitz, Workmens Circle, NYC 212-889-6800

Every Mon., 1:00 P.M., Mameloshn Meyvinim, Buffalo, NY 716-834-7075

Every Tues. 10:00 A.M., Riverdale Sr. Ctr. Yiddish Group, Bronx, NY 718-884-5900

Every Tues. 3:00 P.M., Literary Circle, Barney Zumoff, Yiddish/English,Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, NYC 212-889-6800 xt234

Every Tues. 11:00 A.M., Beginning Yiddish, Deborah Rothman, JCC of Greater Rochester Rocheste, NY 585-461-2000 xt239

Every Tues., 10:30 A.M., Yiddish Group at JCC, Phyllis R. Ross, Albany, NY 518-438-0487

Every Tues. 7:00 P.M., Klezmer Workshop, Jeff Warshauer, Workmen's Circle, NYC 212 889-6800 x 271

Tues., (1st and 3rd) 2:00 P.M., , Astoria, NY, 718-545-3615

Every Tues., 10:30 A.M., Mid-Island JCC Yiddish Vinkle, Plainview, Long Island, NY 516-921-5027

Every Tues., 12:30 P.M., Intermediate Yiddish Class, JCC West Orange, NJ 973-627-4386

Every Tues., 1:00 P.M., JFS Yiddish Club, Allentown, PA 610-434-472

Tues., 10:00 A.M., Tuesday Yiddish Class, Pittsburgh, PA 412-421-4269

Every Tues., 10:00 A.M.,
Nevey Shalom Yiddish Vinkl, Naomi Horowitz, Bowie, MD 301-881-0100

Every Tues., 12:30 P.M., WC Branch 1100 Shmues Krayz, Loebs Deli, Lee Goldberg DC 301-229-6101

Tues. (2nd and 4th), 10:00 A.M., Holiday Park Sr. Citizen, MD

Every Tues., 9:00 A.M., Yiddish Class, Danbury, CT 203-748-7339

Every Tues., 1:15 P.M., Salem Towers Yiddish Club, Malden, MA 781-322 6680

Every Wed., Noon, Yale-New Haven Yiddish Leyen Kreiz, New Haven, CT 203-288-8206

First Wed., Noon, Yiddish Tish Discussion Luncheon, Dodd Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 860-486-6332

Every Wed., 2:00 P.M., Interactive Lecture Series on Klezmer Music, Belmont, MA 617-969-7100

Every Wed., 7:30 P.M., The Yiddish Voice Radio Hour, on WUNR 1600 AM, Meyer, Boston, MA 617-730-8484

Wed. (2nd and 4th) 2:00 P.M., Ohr Kodesh Yiddish Club, Lillian Lipson, Chevy Chase, MD 301-649-3509

Every Wed. 10:15 A.M., Friendship Heights Yiddish Group Cantor Maurice Singer, Chevy Chase, MD 202-362-0883

Wed. (1st), 12:30 P.M., Cong. B'nai Ahavath Shalom Yiddish Club, Vauxhall Road, Union, NJ 908-686-6773

Every Wed., 7:30 P.M., Yiddish Class, Temple Emanuel, 1101 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 856-429-4146

Every Wed., 11:00 A.M., Yiddish Club at Abramson Center for Jewish Life, Philadelphia, PA 215-735-2484

Every Wed, Yiddish Vinkl, Wilmington, DE 302-478-2893

Wed. (3rd), 2:00 P.M., Paramus Yiddish Club, JCC, Paramus, NJ 201-791-0327

Every Weds., Conversational Yiddish for Beginners, Chaim Werdyger, Teleconference 516-924-7694

Every Wed., 10:00 A.M., Woodstock Yiddish Vinkl, Woodstock, NY 845-246-4908

Every Wed. 10:30 A.M., Intermediate Yiddish, Deborah Rothman, JCC of Greater Rochester Rochester, NY 585-461-2000 xt239

Every Wed. 10:30 P.M., Advanced Yiddish, Deborah Rothman, JCC of Greater Rochester Rochester, NY 585-461-2000 xt239

Every  Wed., 7:00 P.M., Rabbi Steven D. Burton Yiddish Literature Class, Shaarei Shalom, Riverdale, NY 718-796-0305

Every  Wed., 8:00 P.M., Marvin Goodman, Conversational Yiddish, Shaarei Shalom, Riverdale, NY 718-796-0305

Wed., 7:30 P.M., (Call, week of the month varies), Dos yidish vort, Great Neck, NY 516-487-9795

Wed., 7:30 P.M., (Call meets irregularly) Shraybkrayz, Yugntruf, NYC 212-865-0600 or 212-663-2069

Thurs. 6:45 P.M., 9/15-12/15, Advanced Yiddish, Hershl Glasser, YIVO, 15 West 16th Street NYC 212-246-6080

Alternate Thurs., 5:30 P.M., Advanced Yiddish Writing Class, Boris Sandler, Office of the Forverts, NYC

Every Thurs., 1:00 P.M., Klub Foroys, NYC, 212-369-3856

Every Thurs., 1:30 P.M., Pleasantville JCC Yiddish Club, Read, Converse, & Sing in Yiddish, Tarrytown, NY 914-631-2198

Every Thurs., 1:30 P.M., Yiddish Tish, Kew Gardens Hills Jewish Center, Kew Gardens Hills, NY 718-263-6500

2nd and 4th Thurs., 6:00 P.M., Buffalo Yiddish Study Group, Buffalo JCC, NY 716-688-4033

Every Thurs., 10:30 A.M., Beginners Yiddish Class, Ruth Goodman, Glen Mills, PA 484-0842-1950

Every Thurs., 7:00 P.M., Advanced Yiddish Class, JCC West Orange, NJ 973-627-4386

Every Thurs., 8:10 P.M., Beginners Yiddish Class, JCC West Orange, NJ 973-627-4386

Thurs. (1st and 3rd) 1:00 P.M., Baltimore Hebrew University Yiddish Club, Baltimore, MD 410-578-6900

Every Thurs. 2:00 P.M., Yiddish Again, Cantor Maurice Singer, Washington, DC 202-244-1351

Thurs. 8:15 P.M., Beginning Yiddish, Lee Goldberg, JCC/Greater Washington 301-348-3760

Thurs. 6:45 P.M., Intermediate Yiddish, Lee Goldberg, JCC/Greater Washington 301-348-3760

Every Thurs. 10:30 A.M., Leisure World Shmueskrayz, Silver Spring, MD 301-598-2187

Every Thurs. 1:00 P.M., Yiddish Tish, Silver Spring, MD 301-598-2187

Thurs. 7:30 P.M., JCC Choral Group Instructor, Cantor Sue Roemer, Rockville, MD 301-881-0100

Every Thurs., 7:00 P.M, Lexington Vinkl (Yiddish conversation group), Lexington, MA 781-863-1326

2nd Thurs., 8:00 P.M., Workmen's Circle Yiddish Vinkl, Somerville, MA All levels of speakers welcome. Call Linda Gritz/Mike Katz 617-776-0448

3rd Thurs. , 7:30 P.M, Yiddish Conversation Group, Brookline, MA 617-628-6320

Thurs. (Call, meets at dif. times), 7:30 P.M, Yiddish Sing, Informal sing-a long, Brookline, MA Call Mike or Linda at 617-625-8689

Fri., (2nd & 4th) 10:00 A.M, JCC Yiddish Shmooz, Providence, RI 401-273-2833

Fri. (1st and 3rd), 4:00 P.M.,Haverford Yiddish Club, Haverford, PA 610-896-3781

Every Fri., 10:45 A.M., Massry Yiddish Group, Phyllis R. Ross, Albany, NY 518-438-0487

Every Fri., 1:00 P.M., Beth El Synagogue Yiddish Vinkel, New Rochelle, NY 914-633-7110

1st and 3rd Fri., 11:45 A.M., Penn South Senior Center Yiddish Club, NYC 212-989-7409

Every Other Friday, 10:00 A.M., Undzer Leyenkrayz of RSNS, Plandome, NY 516-466-2519

Every Fri., 12:30 P.M., "A kurioz in der gramatik funem litvishn yidish," Hershl Glezer, YIVO NYC

Call, Meeting Days Vary, JCC Western Monmouth Yiddish Club, Abe Magid, Freehold, NJ 732-866-0527

NY Workmen's Circle Yiddish Classes

For further details and to register see the Workmen's Circle website at:
247 West 37th St., 5th Flr., NY, NY 10018
Ph: 212-889-6800

Beginners Yiddish (day)
3:00 to 4:30 – Wed.
Instructor: Paula Teitelbaum
Feb. 15 - May 16

Beginners Yiddish (evening)
6:30 to 8:00 – Tues.
Instructor: Paula Teitelbaum
Feb. 14 - May 8

Beginners 2 Yiddish (day)
1:00 to 2:30 – Wed.
Instructor: Eve Jochnowitz
Feb. 15 - May 16

Beginners 2 Yiddish (evening)
6:30 to 8:00 – Wed.
Instructor: Paula Teitelbaum
Feb. 15 - May 16

Advanced Beginners 2 Yiddish
6:30 to 8:00 – Thurs.
Instructor: Nikolai Borodulin
Feb. 16 - May 24

Intermediate 2 Yiddish
3:00 to 4:30 – Wed.
Instructor: Eve Jochnowitz
Feb. 15 - May 16

Advanced Intermediate
6:15 to 7:45 – Tues.
Instructor: Nikolai Borodulin
Feb. 14 - May 8

Advanced Yiddish (day)
3:00 to 4:30 – Mon.
Instructor: Nikolai Borodulin
Feb. 13 - May 14

Advanced Yiddish (day)
1:00 to 2:30 – Thurs.
Instructor: Eve Jochnowitz
Feb. 16 - May 24

YIVO Classes

ELEMENTARY YIDDISH 12 TUESDAYS | 6:30-8:00PM February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 6, 13, 20, 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24 Tuition: $325 / $300 (YIVO members) Instructor: Dr. Itay Zutra (YU)

INTERMEDIATE YIDDISH 11 MONDAYS | 6:30-8:00PM February 6, 13, 27; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23 Tuition: $300 / $275 (YIVO members) Instructor: Paula Teitelbaum (YIVO)

ADVANCED YIDDISH 10 THURSDAYS | 6:45-8:15PM February 9, 16, 23; March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; April 19, 26 Tuition: $275 / $250 (YIVO members) Instructor: Dr. Hershl Glasser (YIVO)


Workmen's Circle building - 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA

Workmen's Circle offers Yiddish classes for a various levels.
10 Tuesday evenings, beginning October 9, 2012
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Tuition: Member $165, non-member $220.
Special young adult rates: member $95, non-member: $125.
Download the registration form here.

Advanced Beginners II
Come learn Yiddish reading, conversation skills and elementary grammar. This course will suit you whether you’re totally new to Yiddish or whether you already know the alphabet and a few basics. A textbook, songs and other multi-media materials will be used.
Instructor: Hanna Palmon
has a Masters in education and is a middle school teacher at The Learning Center for the Deaf. She learned Yiddish at the University of Texas and the Uriel Weinreich program at Columbia University, and was an intern at the National Yiddish Book Center. A Yiddish activist, she sits on the board of Yugntruf: Youth for Yiddish and is a graduate of Yugntruf's 2010 Yiddish Teachers' Seminar.

Using the textbook "College Yiddish", students who already know basic vocabulary and grammar will build conversational vocabulary, strengthen their grammar and further develop their reading skills. Perfect for students who have completed a semester of Yiddish in college or who have previously taken the Workmen’s Circle Advanced Beginner class.
Instructor: Abby Howell Miller
has a Masters in education and is a middle school teacher at The Learning Center for the Deaf. She learned Yiddish at the University of Texas and the Uriel Weinreich program at Columbia University, and was an intern at the National Yiddish Book Center. A Yiddish activist, she sits on the board of Yugntruf: Youth for Yiddish and is a graduate of Yugntruf's 2010 Yiddish Teachers' Seminar.

Intermediate Reading Circle
Students will read and compare the American immigrant experience as presented in Sholem Asch’s “Keyn Amerike” and Sholem Aleykhem’s “Motl, Peysi dem Khazns”. Conversation and grammar will be interspersed with the readings. Students should be comfortable reading Yiddish texts with the aid of a dictionary. Instructor: Lillian Shporer Leavitt is a daughter of Shoah survivors, grew up speaking Yiddish and graduated from the Bostoner Arbeter Ring Shule.  She was a computer software trainer for many years before transferring her teaching skills to Yiddish.  She has been teaching Yiddish at the Workmen's Circle, synagogues, and community centers of Boston for the past dozen years.

YIDDISH CHORUS Join our intergenerational Yiddish community chorus, A Besere Velt. No auditions and no previous knowledge of Yiddish required. 617-566-6281

OTHER YIDDISH HAPPENINGS - Free and open to the public. For information on future activities email or call Barry 617 332-5758 (home), 781 392-2517 (work).

Yiddish Conversation Group meets in Somerville the 2nd Thurs. each month, 8:00-10:00 p.m. Call Linda Gritz/Mike Katz for directions, 617 625-8689. All levels of speakers welcome.

Yiddish Sing, 4th Thurs. (usually) each month at the
Workmen's Circle office, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Join this informal intergenerational gathering 617-566-6281


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