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The Cloth From Which We Are Cut: Two BWC Members Commemorate Strike

Vicki Gabriner and Linda Stern, BWC members and sopranos in A Besere Velt, Boston Workmen's Circle's Yiddish community chorus, have recently had their work published in a new book.

Yiddish Concert featuring Fish Street Klezmer & Mira Kessler

Boston Workmen's Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline

Join us for an evening of Yiddish tunes! See flyer below for details.

Trip to the New England Aquarium in Yiddish

New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA
 
Come join fellow Yiddish speakers and students for a trip to the New England Aquarium af yidish! We will explore the aquarium's exhibits and learn some marine-related Yiddish vocabulary, such as pingvin (penguin) yam-hunt (seal), and akhtfus (octopus). Meet at 3:30 by the benches in the aquarium lobby.

Intensive Yiddish Weekend for Intermediate and Advanced Students

Boston, MA (Newton Center)

Dr. Sheva Zucker, in conjunction with Boston Workmen's Circle, will be offering an intensive Yiddish weekend for intermediate and advanced Yiddish students. This will be a total immersion experience with two of the foremost Yiddish teachers in America—Sheva Zucker and Lillian Leavitt. The weekend will consist of grammar, conversation and readings from Yiddish literature. (The exact curriculum will be decided based on the applicants.)

Yiddish Movie & Potluck — Avrom Karpinovitch: A Yiddish Life in Vilna

Boston Workmen's Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline

 

A filmed interview with the writer Avrom Karpinovitch by director and Yiddish novelist Boris Sandler.

Bilingual Reading of Sutzkever Poetry

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline

Bilingual reading of Avram Sutskever’s poetry by Ruvn Fein & Sholem Beinfeld.

Film excursion - "Mamele"

West Newton Cinema

Excursion to see the film “Mamele”, Sunday May 11, 2:30 p.m., West Newton Cinema

Yiddish-English Shabes pot luck meal

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline

Celebrate the “May Day” workers holiday with a special Shabes program conducted in Yiddish. Non-Yiddish speakers welcome; written English translations and transliterations will be provided for the readings and the songs.

Yiddish Walk in the Arnold Arboretum

Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center by the main entrance, 125 Arborway

Join fellow Yiddish speakers and students for a walk around the Arnold Arboretum. Explore the plant life in the Arboretum's collection and practice your Yiddish in a new context. Please wear comfortable footwear and weather-appropriate clothing. Yiddish speakers and students of all levels welcome. For more information or to let us know you plan to attend, contact Lilye at lweitzman@coa.edu or by phone: 617-990-7560. Rain cancels.

First-ever Yiddish study hall

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline

This is a great opportunity for Yiddish learning at all levels. Whether you’re in a class at Boston Workmen's Circle, studying Yiddish on your own, or simply interested in learning more about the language, come and take part in this dynamic work environment. We recommend that you bring some sort of Yiddish project you’re currently working on, be it homework in a beginners class or book translation projects.

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