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March 2017

The Revolutionary New English-Yiddish Dictionary and the Akshente (Determined Woman) Who Made it Happen

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February 2017

Songs of Love, Featuring Cindy Paley

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Bronx Express בראָנקס עקספּרעס

Hop on board a raucous, timely, and biting comedy about capitalism and cultural identity. As a man buys into the alluring and ephemeral notion of the American Dream, he goes on a journey through a surreal landscape made up of commercial icons, seductive in their simplicity. A dramatic reading by the same acclaimed company that gave us “A Dybbuk” in 2015. Seating Limited. RSVPs : ciycl@yiddishinstitute.org

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January 2017

Portraits of Yiddish LA – Species of Faces & Other Mayses

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November 2016

Mike Burstyn with his Yiddish show “Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen”

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Kol Polin: Jewish Music from Poland

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October 2016

The Promise of A Golden Land – Yiddish Song Workshop

װו LOCATION: Santa Monica Synagogue 1448 18th Street Santa Monica װען WHEN Sunday, October 30, 4 – 5:30 PM װיפֿל ADMISSION: $ 12 General $ 10 CIYCL & SMS Members Free to Full-time students Refreshments Free Parking TO RSVP: ciycl@yiddishinstitute.org 310-745-1190

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Three Nights. Three Concerts. Celebrating the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland.

October 19 (Temple Aliyah, Woodland Hills) October 22 (Torrance Cultural Arts Center) October 23 (Temple Beth Israel, Pomona) Jewish Renewal in Poland is proud to present three concert events in the Los Angeles area featuring Cantor and Holocaust survivor David S. Wisnia accompanied by his grandson Avi Wisnia, with contemporary Polish cantors Rivka Foremniak and Menachem Mirski. The concerts will benefit the work of the Friends of Jewish Renewal in Poland.  About The Program: The concerts will showcase Cantor David…

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September 2016

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 February 26, 2017:   Bronx Express by Osip Dymov Dramatic Play Reading by Theater Dybbuk -- at UCLA Royce Hall March 5, 2017:   Words in the… read more

They Were Not Silent: זיי האָבן ניט געשװיגן׃

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