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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  • FILM | "Chagall-Malevich"

    Inspired by the memoirs of Marc Chagall and his contemporaries, this film by Alexander Mitta blends fact and folklore to...

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    Sun, Jan 21, 2018

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  • FILM | "A Home on the Range"

    The little-known story of Jews who fled the pogroms and hardships of Eastern Europe and traveled to California to become...

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    Sun, Feb 11, 2018

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  • FILM | "There Are Jews Here"

    More than one million American Jews live in once-thriving small towns that have seen better days. There Are Jews Here...

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    Sun, Feb 25, 2018

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  • FILM | "Der Purimspiler" ("The Jester")

    With its lively circus and vaudeville music and set pieces, The Jester provides a glimpse of 1937 Warsaw's thriving Yiddish revues...

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    Sun, Mar 4, 2018

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  • The Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival Opening Reception and Film Screening

    The 13th annual Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival runs March 15 through March 26, 2018, screening award-winning films in nine cities and towns...

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    Thu, Mar 15, 2018

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