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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Yiddish Classes

Term 2 2020 enrolments are now open.

All classes will be run online via Zoom until further notice.

Students experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to contact the Kadimah to discuss reduced fee payment.

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Upcoming Events

8:00 pm
Sholem Aleichem College Community Education Centre (SACCEC) together with the Kadimah are delighted to present an exciting US-based online crash course in[...]
Onilne
8:00 pm
Sholem Aleichem College Community Education Centre (SACCEC) together with the Kadimah are delighted to present an exciting US-based online crash course in[...]
Onilne
8:00 pm
Sholem Aleichem College Community Education Centre (SACCEC) together with the Kadimah are delighted to present an exciting US-based online crash course in[...]
Onilne
10:30 am
Representations of the Holocaust in Yiddish Cinema Lecture 4 in the Yiddish On Screen / Yiddish Oyfn Ekran Series A prominent area[...]
Zoom Meeting
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
The New Yiddish Sitcom Lecture 5 in the Yiddish On Screen / Yiddish Oyfn Ekran Series In contrast to pre-Holocaust Yiddish cinema,[...]
Zoom Meeting

Regular Events

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

DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS, ALL “FACE-TO-FACE” CLASSES AND GROUP ACTIVITIES AT KADIMAH HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED.

We are working on alternative online options for these events.

WE WILL KEEP YOU UP TO DATE HERE AND ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.

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Jun 2 @ 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[...]
Jun 3 @ 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
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
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 9 @ 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[...]
Jun 10 @ 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
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

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