Upcoming JLearn Events

We are THE TREE OF LIFE: Carry On Preview Screening

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Virtual

To announce We Are The Tree of Life, we are screening a video showcasing art created during the Holocaust. A dialogue will follow between Lauren Bairnsfather, Director of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, Dr. Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, and Dr. Edith Eger. They will discuss the history of performing arts during WWII and today’s Holocaust education efforts.

Price: Free

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We are THE TREE OF LIFE: Carry On Preview Screening


Yiddish Fun with Avi and Miriam Hoffman

Two sessions available:
Sundays, April 25 - May 30, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesdays, May 12 - June 16, 2021 | 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Virtual

6-week “Yiddish Fun” online course celebrates Yiddish language, culture and their positive and far-reaching impact on the world. This entertaining, basic conversational class is designed to easily allow people to learn how to use selected words, popular sayings, curses, and phrases accompanied by an assortment of popular Yiddish music videos, stories, songs, and poems.

Taught by Yiddishkayt Initiatives co-founders - Avi Hoffman and his mother retired Columbia University Professor Miriam Hoffman - both world-renowned Yiddish educators and entertainers. Class will be offered as a livestream webinar, and a portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Lawrence Family JCC. (Note: you can register for either Yiddish Fun 01 or 02 as they are not sequential but are the same course offered at different times).

Price: $60 for either session

Yiddish Fun-03 (advanced level) on Sundays, April 25 - May 30, 2021 | 11am - 12:00 pm :

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Yiddish Fun-02 (intermediate level) on Wednesdays, May 12 - June 16, 2021 | 4:00 - 5:00 pm:

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Yiddish Fun with Avi and Miriam Hoffman