Yiddishkayt

Yiddish Words Like Little Fires...

“Yiddishkayt… A readiness to live beyond the clamor of self.”

— Irving Howe

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Investigate

WANDER THROUGH THE VIBRANT HISTORY & LEGACY OF JEWISH CULTURE

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DEEPEN YOUR LOVE OF YIDDISH AND A MILLENNIUM OF EUROPEAN JEWISH LIFE

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JOIN AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE TO THE CRADLE OF EUROPEAN JEWISH CULTURE

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN CULTURAL HISTORY IN THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY WAY

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Apply for Helix Project 2016–2017

Applications for students and artists to join our next Helix Project are open. Find out about this immersion in European Jewish culture filled with joy, coexistence, and creative potential.

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Remnants of Escape

Whether in Syria or Jordan, Turkey, Hungary, or Germany, they are the ones who remain following the flight from their embattled homes, who continue to survive the uncertainties and humiliations of every day.

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Through Struggle to the Stars

Traveling through India with American Jewish World Service, Yiddishkayt’s executive director sees that the pulse of Jewish history compels action across the globe,

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find out what Jewish history and culture can show about being a mentsh
a compassionate human being in the world today

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