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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- Wed, Aug 04Live via ZoomJoin Yiddish-language novelist, poet, and journalist Boris Sandler for a lecture in Russian on his literary works.
- Mon, Aug 16Live Via ZoomSteve Gibons and his group perform music of Jews, Muslims, and Roma peoples from the Middle East, Spain, and Eastern Europe.