If you think Yiddish has no bearing for a modern sophisticated (and young!) life, think again!  And see our line-up of cultural events for EVERYONE below!
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February 25, 2015
THE JEWISH CABARET

In Two Parts:

Symposium:   THE CABARATESQUE IN JEWISH MUSIC 
4- 6 PM, UCLA Faculty Center

Concert:   SOME FOR LAUGHS, SOME FOR TEARS - 
Jewish Cabaret Between Berlin and Hollywood  
Featuring Grammy-Nominated 
New Budapest Orpheum Society
8 PM  UCLA Schoenberg Hall


ADMISSION FREE
Pre-Registration Required:  
E mail cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu or call (310) 267-5327 

Sponsored by:
Mickey Katz Endowed Chair in Jewish Music at UCLA
Alan D. Level Center for Jewish Studies
UCLA Dept. of Musicology
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Sunday April 10, 2016, 5 - 7 PM



Renowned Klezmer musician and composer  Yale Strom  , in association with leading international Yiddish singers and musicians
in a concert of the music and lyrics of 
Shmuel Polonski (1902-1955)
At UCLA Hillel
In Association With
The Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts at UCLA Hillel

April 17 - 20, 2016

Renowned linguist, author, founder of the Oxford and Vilnius Yiddish Institutes 
Dovid Katz, Ph.D, at UCLA for a series of lectures and seminars.

April 17, 4 PM:  Yiddish and Power: The Social, Intellectual and Political Empowering of the Masses by One of the World's Most Exotic Languages
Public Lecture 

April 18 :   The Fate of Yiddish in the Soviet Empire,  Faculty Workshop

April 20:  M
ethodologies for Cultural Reconstruction of Minorities in Eastern Europe: The Case of Yiddi
 Graduate Student Workshop

Co-Sponsored by: The UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies
The UCLA Dept. of Germanic Languages
With additional support provided by Chic Wolk
Saturday, April 30, 2016

YIDDISH KIDDUSH:   A Day of Learning and Music

Congregation Ahavat Torah
in association with CIYCL
343 S. Church Lane, in the Brentwood Glen


Sunday, May 22, 2016

The Japanese Professor Who Rescued Thousands of Jews: 
Setsuzo Kotsuji

Back by popular demand from Okayama, Japan
 Prof. Yoshiji Hirose
Chava Rosenfarb, Yiddish Writer & Poet
Sunday, June 5, 2016

Yiddish Collage:  The Power of Words, The Beauty of Music

Documentary Film Screening:  
Chava Rosenfarb - The Bubble of Being

Live Music with Gustavo Bulgach & KlezmerJuice

In Collaboration with Mishkon Tephilo, Venice, CA
Sunday, June 12, 2016

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT YIDDISH BUT FORGOT TO ASK YOUR BUBBIE:  A Friendly Gentile's Guide

With Special Guests 

SHANE BAKER (The "Sheyn Show", Congress for Jewish Culture) and MIRYEM KHAYE-SEIGEL (Singer)

In Collaboration with the Los Angeles Public Library 
The California Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language
 דער קאַליפֿאָרניער אינסטיטוט פֿאַר יידישער שפּראַך און קולטור
is supported by:

Ruth Ziegler Foundation
Nurit & Rick Amdur
Baran Family Foundation
The UCLA Dept. of Germanic Languages
Web Station One
And Friends and Members of CIYCL 

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