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Spertus – Yiddish Yesterday and Today (A Pop-Up Program) Series
May 10, 2018
An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 15, 2018
Yiddish Yesterday and Today
Thursday, May 10, 2018 to Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Explore Yiddish history, literature, music, and film!
All programs take place in Skokie and Evanston
For centuries in Jewish communities in Europe and beyond, Yiddish was a key part of life. Its rich history cuts across continents, communities, and beliefs.
Today — in what some have termed a Yiddish renaissance — new generations are exploring how Yiddish contributes to their understanding of Judaism, Jewish culture, and their own Jewish lives.
Whether you grew up reading the Forverts or are nu to all things Yiddish, this series offers something for you.