Yiddish Book Center

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

1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002

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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.

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  • Hanukkah Celebration 2016

    A Day of Activities for All Ages 11AM | Holiday Song Workshop Learn Yiddish holiday songs with Asya Vaisman Schulman, director...

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    Sun, Dec 18, 2016

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  • Three Short Films

    Three short films, all focused on food: "The Last Blintz" (2014) chronicles the final days of New York's iconic...

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    Sun, Jan 8, 2017

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  • Carvalho's Journey

    A real-life nineteenth-century American western adventure story, "Carvalho's Journey" tells the extraordinary tale of Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1815-97),...

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    Sun, Jan 22, 2017

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  • "The Venice Ghetto, 500 Years of Life"

    Through a creative blend of documentary, drama, and animation, "The Venice Ghetto" tells the story of the oldest...

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    Sun, Feb 12, 2017

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  • "Tangled Up in Bob"

    A documentary about writer and painter Natalie Goldberg's visit to Hibbing, Minnesota, to examine the soil from which the legendary...

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    Sun, Feb 26, 2017

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