The alef beys and your first Yiddish words are building blocks of Jewish identity, culture, and heritage. Join us and learn how to read and write in Yiddish. You will master some basic words and useful phrases. Music and poetry will be used to enrich the experience.
Arturo Kerbel is a clinical psychologist (U Iberoamericana, Mexico), cognitive neuroscientist (UCL, King’s College London), and lifelong Yiddish activist. He led a student group resisting the exclusion of Yiddish from the school curriculum, received a grant from the Abraham Golomb Fund at age 14, and from the Ashkenazi Community at age 16, to continue with the fight. He founded Idishe Shtub Mx, a group of young Yiddish activists offering lessons and other cultural activities. He is the current coordinator of Yiddish House London, an informal organization planning Yiddish trips for young people around Europe, Yiddish lessons, Jewish holiday celebrations, and outreach projects in Jewish communities in Lithuania and Belarus.
Sponsor: YAAANA and Yiddishland