• Balageneyden Cabert - Homage to the avant-garde Yiddish-Polish literary cabarets of pre-war Poland Read More

  • Kadimah's biggest show in years, Sholem Aleichem: Not Dead Yet! at Elwood's Phoenix Theatre was a huge success. Read More

  • The Kadimah has a number of reading and shmooz groups that meet regularly in our library, such as this group, which met with the visiting Yiddishist and actor Shane Baker from NY recently Read More

  • The "Kadimah" is the home to significant Artworks of a commemorative and expressionistic nature Read More

  • The audience and art installation at the Yankev Waislitz 50th Yortzayt event.

  • 2015 saw the relaunch of the In One Voice concert. Local dance groups, bands and choirs featuring Israeli, Hebrew and Yiddish-inspired music, also entertained crowds throughout the day. Read More

  • Ghetto Cabaret - A Night to Remember, with 8 sell out shows, was a tremendous success in June 2017.

  • The "Kadimah" National Library holds the largest collection of Yiddish books, periodicals, reference, audio and video materials in Australia. Read More

Shikered: A Purim Cabaret



Get ready to party with the long-awaited return of Cabaret Balaganeyden in a special Purim edition of raucous, naughty mischief, filled with Yiddish drinking songs!
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Tickets: $45 general, $40 Kadimah Members & concession, $300 for a table of 8
Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/QIUL
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Beginners' Yiddish Classes



If you have always wanted to learn Yiddish, or know someone who does, our new beginners' classes for adults start at the Kadimah in 2018.
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10 Week Term $220
Elsternwick Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/TPEG
Brunswick Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/TPDT


Children's Drama Classes



After another highly successful year and a wonderful end of year concert performed to the Sholem school assembly, the talented Elisa Gray will lead her after-school Yiddish drama classes for children again in 2018.
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8 Week Term $90
Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/TLTJ


Latest News

לעצטע נײַעס

On 13th August, 2017: A Zeyde Like No Other - Yankev Waislitz On The World Stage This was a wonderful tribute to the great actor and director on his 50th Yortzayt.
The audience and the art installation created for the event by Hedy Ritterman, Yankev Waislitz's grandaughter. (Photo courtesy of Linda Wachtel)

Ghetto Cabaret


From 15th to 25th June, 2017: Ghetto Cabaret - A Night to Remember, with 8 sell out shows, was a tremendous success.






Upcoming Event

נאָענסטע אונטערנעמונג
Function Room for Hire
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  • Calendar of Activities

    קאַלענדאַר פֿון אַקטיוויטעטן
    concert