Yiddish Book Center

Visit "a lebedike velt," a lively world of Jewish culture.

1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002

+Save to My Trips

3 people saved this

The Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to tell the whole Jewish story by rescuing, translating and disseminating Yiddish books and presenting innovative educational programs that broaden understanding of modern Jewish identity.

Upcoming Event:

  • From Shtetl to Swing

    Between 1880 and 1924, 2.5 million Jews fled persecution in Russia and Eastern Europe and migrated to America. With a fresh, playful eye,...

    See Event

    Sun, Jul 5, 2015

Upcoming Event:

  • Yidstock 2015: the Festival of New Yiddish Music

    Join us for Yidstock 2015: The Festival of New Yiddish Music! The best in klezmer and new Yiddish music to the...

    See Event

    Thu, Jul 16 - Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Upcoming Event:

  • "A Lens on Jewish Culture," with filmmaker Erik Anjou

    Erik Anjou, director of the documentaries "A Cantor's Tale," "The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground," and "...

    See Event

    Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Upcoming Event:

  • "Knish: Jewish Soul Food," with author Laura Silver

    Award-winning journalist Laura Silver, the author of "Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food," the definitive biography...

    See Event

    Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Upcoming Event:

  • The Klezmatics

    Blending instrumental and vocal virtuosity and experimentation with theatricality firmly rooted in klezmer and Yiddish tradition, the internationally acclaimed, Grammy...

    See Event

    Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Of Note:

  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities

5 Ways to Enjoy the Boston Harbor in Summer

While winter tends to keep most Bostonians off the water, the onset of summer brings...

Read Today's Blog Post

Want to see more?
Search All Listings Here.