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CELEBRATING AND SHARING YIDDISH LANGUAGE AND JEWISH CULTURE

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Jewish Culture with Chutzpah

The Kadimah is Australia’s beating heart of Yiddish culture.

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לכבוד יידיש און דער יידישער קולטור

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Upcoming Events

7:00 pm
World-renowned Australian musicians including Deborah Conway, Paul Grabowsky and Lior will spearhead the world premiere of Kadimah’s latest sizzling show. Yiddish poetry[...]
National Theatre
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
Everyone’s favourite Jewish street festival is back in 2019! From the raucous Yiddish exuberance of 22-piece band YID!, the gorgeous folk tunes[...]
Selwyn Street, Elsternwick
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
You don’t need a single word of Yiddish, just the curiosity for a taste, to take part in an exciting, new day-long[...]
Elsternwick Jewish Arts Precinct

Regular Events

The Kadimah runs a number of regular events such as reading and Shmooz groups.

8:00 pm
Are you yearning to hear and read Yiddish? Then come to the Kadimah!  Our Leyn Kreyz welcome readers and listeners every Wednesday evening from 8:00PM[...]
Kadimah
10:00 am
The Monday Morning Yiddish Shmues and Study Group led by Alex Dafner, meets in the Kadimah Library on Mondays from 10.00AM to[...]
The Kadimah
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
This relaxed Shmues group, with Diane Shonberg, is open to all. Come along and join the fun every Monday. No need to[...]
The Kadimah
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
4:00 pm
A beginners’ Yiddish class suitable for those who are new to Yiddish or those who have some experience but need to learn[...]
Kadimah

For more information about regular events and library opening times, please click here.

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