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A Gallery of Missing Husbands: Tracing Runaway Husbands and Lost Relatives

The great sweeps of Jewish immigration to the Americas in the early 1900s brought with them an epidemic of abandoned wives and children. So much so that the most popular Yiddish paper teamed up with a newly-created Jewish agency to help reunite families. A Galeria fun Farshvundene Mener/ A Gallery of Missing Husbands, which spanned […]

CIYCL 2016-17 SHOWCASE OF CONTEMPORARY YIDDISH CULTURE

די 2016-17 פֿאָרשטעלונגס סעריע פֿון הײַנטצײַטיקער ייִדישער קולטור September 18, 2016:  They Were Not Silent: Yiddish Holocaust Historians October 30, 2016:  We Too Were Newcomers: Workshop on Yiddish songs of the immigrant experience. January 26, 2017:    Portraits of Yiddish LA – Species of Faces and Other Mayses, Artwork by Silvia Wagensberg -- at UCLA Hillel […]

Annual Showcase of Contemporary Yiddish Culture 2015-2016

The only consistent Yiddish cultural programming west of New York, with monthly programs highlighting in an  accessible and engaging way aspects of Yiddish culture that resonate with or are happening today.  Renowned guest speakers offer multi-media presentations on diverse topics.