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Jewish Culture with Chutzpah

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

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Upcoming Events

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
5:00 pm
In 1933, an eccentric Yiddish poet called Melekh Ravitsh traversed the Australian outback from Adelaide to Darwin in search of a homeland[...]
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.

Nov 13 @ 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
4:00 pm
Space of Wonder, by director Romi Kupfer, will run theatre workshops for children interested in theatre, creativity and performance. It doesn’t matter[...]
Sholem Aleichem College
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
4:00 pm
Space of Wonder, by director Romi Kupfer, will run theatre workshops for children interested in theatre, creativity and performance. It doesn’t matter[...]
Sholem Aleichem College
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
A new class for beginners emphasising fun and communication. This will be a 9 week term that will introduce you to written[...]
Kathleen Syme Community Centre
7:00 pm
A Yiddish class for complete beginners taught by Monash University lecturer Hinde Ena Burstin. The emphasis is on communication and enjoying the[...]
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
Nov 18 @ 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

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