From July 27th through August 14th 2020, an international seminar on Yiddish language and culture was held by Fundación IWO and Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero in Buenos Aires
As the chagim approach, it is my pleasure to share with you greetings from the President of Israel, H.E. Reuven Rivlin, and the President of the World Jewish Congress, Amb. Ronald S. Lauder
Haim Beider was one of the key figures of the “Sovetish Heymland”, carrying on a huge job related not only to the daily work of the editorial board and his own literary career, but also to the fate of Yiddish culture in general.
Yiddish literary giant Chaim Grade was born 110 years ago this April. His writing is a testament to the Jewish experience in Eastern Europe during the tumultuous early decades of the 20th century
The Yiddish poet and the Vilna ghetto hero Hirsch Glick was born on April 24, 1922 in Šnipiškės neighborhood of Vilna, which then belonged to Poland
In April were born: Max Weinreich, Haim Zhitlovsky, Avrom Reisen, Eli'ezer Steinbarg, Gersh-David Nomberg, Dovid Pinsky, Hirsch Glick
March 25 marked the 85th anniversary of founding YIVO (Yiddish Scientific Institute). This institution was established in Wilno (now Vilnius, Lithuania)
From February 17-20, a prominent scholar, WJC YC academic director Dr. Mordechay Yushkovsky conducted a course "Yiddish: literature, history, and memory."
Born in March: Shalom-Aleichem, Esther-Rochl Kamińska, Solomon Michoels, Moyshe Kulbak, Isroel Axenfeld, Berl Broder