Yiddish in Chicagoland
CONCERTS * CLASSES * LECTURES * FILMS
With ONLINE EVENTS During Covid!
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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, Jun 27Live via ZoomJoin German Historian Anette Isaacs, M.A. as she traces back the long road home that led to a rebirth of Jewish life in Germany.
- Sun, Jul 18Live via ZoomCome hear musician and sound archivist Eléonore Biezunski perform Yiddish songs and klezmer instrumentals from the archival collections of Ruth Rubin, Moshe Beregovski and Zusman Kiselgof.