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

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Upcoming Events

11:00 am
No prior Yiddish required – just an appetite to learn! After a hugely successful launch in March, Mit A Yiddishn Tam/With A[...]
Kadimah
5:00 pm
Who doesn’t love Fiddler on the Roof? Join the cast, crew and audience of the Kadimah’s epic 1998 production for a discussion[...]
Kadimah
7:30 pm
Renowned European Yiddish singer-songwriter and cultural pioneer Bente Kahan is joined by beloved Melbourne author, storyteller and activist Arnold Zable for a[...]
Kadimah
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
It’s the Yiddish concert to khalish for! Presented by Kadimah and launching the newly refurbished Habonim Hall, the 22-piece avant-garde funk, electronic,[...]
Habonim Hall

Regular Events

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

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
Oct 21 @ 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
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
6:30 pm
Our continuing beginners Yiddish class for those who can read and write. Fun, engaging classes with an emphasis on communication. 9 Week[...]
Kadimah
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Are you yearning to hear and read Yiddish? Then come to the Kadimah!  For those who can’t get enough of fine Yiddish[...]
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
A Yiddish class for those continuing from Yiddish Alef or for those with some experience. Students need to be able to read[...]
Kathleen Syme Community Centre
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
A beginners Yiddish class suitable for those who are new to Yiddish or those who have some experience but need to learn[...]
Kathleen Syme Community Centre
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
The Kadimah National Library, which holds the largest collection of Yiddish books, periodicals, reference, audio and video materials in Australia, is open[...]
The Kadimah

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