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Some 2,500 Masa fellows, alumni and professionals from 40 countries gathered at Ra’anana Park Amphitheater in Israel to celebrate the launch of the 2019-20 programming year and the organization’s 50th anniversary. Photo by Ran Biran.
As many as 2,500 Masa fellows, alumni and professionals from 40 countries gathered at Ra’anana Park Amphitheater in Israel to celebrate the launch of the 2019-20 programming year and the organization’s 50th anniversary. In addition to a special performance by Israeli pop star and Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai and a keynote address from Masa’s Acting CEO Ofer Gutman, the opening event on...
An informational fair in the San Fernando Valley, Calif., organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh, Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and the Jewish National Fund-USA. March 2019. Credit: Courtesy.
Nefesh B’Nefesh, the organization dedicated to revitalizing aliyah by minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles associated with the process, will be providing prospective new olim (immigrants to Israel) with the opportunity to have all their practical questions answered at events throughout North America. These will be held in cooperation with Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency...
Israel's President Reuven Rivlin at the “Haaretz” conference in Jerusalem on Oct. 30, 2019. Credit: Mark Neiman/GPO.
Judaism, said organizers of a conference this week in Jerusalem pertaining to religious issues long discussed by Jews worldwide, “is often seen in Israel as an exclusive religious teaching that manages to exclude large parts of Israeli society and Diaspora Jewry.” The stated vision of the conference—hosted by the Jewish Agency for Israel, Haaretz, the Ruderman Family Foundation and the Hebrew...
Infuse the taste of Yiddish culture into your weekend with a mix of songs inspired by love: paternal, patriotic, poignant, or passionate. The Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus (JPPC) will surprise you with their all-Yiddish repertoire and ear-catching arrangements. This year, you'll hear classic hits like the Godfather theme and a popular aria by Puccini. Whether you're fluent or Yiddish-challenged, expect a...
We are excited to invite you to our upcoming events and classes. You don't have to speak Yiddish to enjoy them! See more info below: 1) The "Yiddish in the Sukkah" event is taking place tomorrow. It is not too late to RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yiddish-in-der-suke-yiddish-in-the-sukkah-tickets-76519378521 2) Have you wanted to try something untraditional for Halloween?  Have you ever imagined ghouls in your gribenes?  Hellions in...
To celebrate the festival of Sukkot, YAAANA is teaming up with Urban Kibbutz San Diego to present Yiddish in der Suke (Yiddish in the Sukkah). Come visit a Yiddish Sukkah and learn more about the Urban Kibbutz initiative: https://urbankibbutz.com We will learn Yiddish Sukkot (Sukes) vocabulary, sing Yiddish songs, and enjoy some nosh and mashke (drinks). This event is for the whole family -...
ARE YOU AN ADVENTUROUS THEATER LOVER? SUPPORT OUR MOST CREATIVE ARTISTS AND CREATORS Target-Margin's Doxsee Theater is leading the cultural revitalization of Brooklyn's Sunset Park, and has long supported an up and coming generation of theater artists like Hesse Freedman, as well as NYR and the Yiddish theater legacy. Target Margin Theater presents THE TALMUD (Based on The Talmud and Kung-Fu films) By Meta-Phys Ed. Directed by Jesse...
More than 250 Nigerian youth gathered in the city of Onithsa, Nigeria, for a Jewish leadership and learning seminar organized by the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel organization, August 2019. Photo by Ron Manne/Shavei Israel.
More than 250 Nigerian youth and 20 adults gathered in Onithsa from Aug. 18-25 for a national week-long Jewish leadership and learning seminar organized by the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel organization, activist and educator Danny Limor, and the Nigerian Jewish Youth Movement. The seminar included classes in Hebrew and Torah, lectures, Shabbat activities, singing and dancing. About 70 Igbo Jewish communities are...
Welcome the CIYCL Showcase of Contemporary Yiddish Culture 2019-20! Two Great Events - September 21 & 23, 2019 Toyola Marymount University Jewish Studies presents the ANNUAL FISCHMANN FAMILY DISTINGUISHED LECTURE Tshatchkes: American Yiddish Material Culture After World War II װען Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 | 7 p.m. װוּ Von der Ahe Suite, 3rd floor, Hannon Library Loyola Marymount University 1 LMU Drive Los Angeles 90045 REGISTER Jeffrey Shandler, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor...
Welcome the CIYCL Showcase of Contemporary Yiddish Culture 2019-20! Two Great Events - September 21 & 23, 2019 Sepember 21 8 PM Yiddish Music & Poetry with a Latin Beat One of the many ways Yiddish is unique is in its cheeky borrowing from other cultures and creating something entirely new. We parochially think of Yiddish flowering in Eastern Europe and North America, but did you...

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