Yiddish in Chicagoland
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The Chicago YIVO Society is a local affiliate of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. The mission of Chicago YIVO is to entertain and educate the local community through subsidized lectures, music programs, and film screenings that reflect the rich heritage and diversity of Jewish culture, and to ensure the future of Yiddish through language education.
ONLINE PROGRAMmING DURING COVID-19
In-person events are on hold for now, but in the meantime we are offering live lectures, concerts, classes, and Yiddish conversation online.
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- Sun, May 23Live via ZoomJan Schwarz will examine the year 1943 in Bashevis' literary career in the context of his output as journalist and fiction writer, and relationship to his two siblings.