It’s Better in Yiddish: Classes Begin in February


Yiddish is everywhere in our daily lexicon. Whether your parents sprinkled their English with it or your Bubbe spoke it exclusively, if you’re Jewish this unique language likely made its way into your heart. The Workmen’s Circle is leading the Yiddish Renaissance, offering a friendly and engaging learning environment with over 30 classes at 6 levels, suitable for beginner to life-long speaker. With hundreds of students enrolled each semester in our intimate in-person and online classes, our master instructors provide an interactive environment covering the bare basics to advanced conversation. As the largest Yiddish language program in the world, we welcome Yiddish enthusiasts of all levels.

Classes start at $200 and take place at the Workmen’s Circle in Midtown Manhattan, 247 West 37th Street, and online the world over. Our Director of Yiddish Programming, Kolya Borodulin, will be happy to speak with you regarding course offerings. To learn more or register visit, email or call us at 212.889.6800 x817. Classes begin mid-February to early March.

About the Workmen’s Circle

The Workmen’s Circle powers progressive Jewish identity through Jewish cultural engagement, Yiddish language learning, multigenerational education, and social justice activism. For over a century we have provided a 360-degree secular approach to Jewish identity-building. Through contemporary cultural traditions, joyful holiday celebrations, timely social justice campaigns, vibrant Yiddishkayt, interactive educational programs and more, we connect Jewish adults, kids and families of all affiliations with their cultural heritage, working to build a better and more beautiful world for all.

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