YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research was founded in Vilna, Poland, in 1925 and relocated to New York City in 1940. Our mission is to preserve, study and teach the cultural history of Jewish life throughout Eastern Europe, Germany and Russia.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research | UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Dariusz Stola, the director of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, will discuss how the history of Poland's propaganda campaign against alleged Zionists,...
Chelsea
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

In the late 1890s a vibrant Yiddish music hall developed in the East-End of London. Immigrant writers and performers wrote heartfelt, moving and humorous songs about their...
Chelsea
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Monday, July 30, 2018 - 3:30pm

Although Yiddish poet Celia Dropkin first published around 100 years ago, she wrote about desire and violence in a way that feels shockingly contemporary, and is currently...
Chelsea
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

“The Essence” is a fast-moving theatrical introduction to Yiddish language and Yiddish theater. The show contains scenes, sketches, songs, and oddball diversions telling the...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 6:00pm

Joachim Stutschewsky (1891-1982) was a composer, cellist, musicologist and folklorist born in Romni, Ukraine, in 1891 to a well-known family of klezmorim. Involved in both...
Chelsea
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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

YIVO presents another of its Treasures From The Archives: a rehearsed reading of Paula Prilutski’s rediscovered Yiddish masterwork of 1912. "One of Those" is a proto-feminist...
Soho/Tribeca
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YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011

212-246-6080

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