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

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Upcoming Events

7:00 pm
Pre-war Bialystok was “a world with many little worlds”. Music, arts, business, education, factories, cafes, religion and politics all flourished – in[...]
Habonim Hall
Feb 26 – Mar 8 all-day
12:00 am
“ I know I am me… but I don’t know what will happen tomorrow…” Joseph Sherman’s one-man play tells the story of[...]
Kadimah
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
Everyone’s favourite Jewish street festival is back with a bang in 2020! From the raucous Yiddish exuberance of 22-piece band YID!, the[...]
Selwyn Street, Elsternwick

Regular Events

The Kadimah runs a number of regular events such as reading and Shmues 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
10:00 am
This is an advanced literature study group led by Alex Dafner on Mondays from 10.00AM to 12.00PM. Please contact the organiser to discuss[...]
The Kadimah
Feb 17 @ 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
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
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
Intermediate class with Esther Singer. Yiddish class for those who can read and write. Fun, engaging classes with an emphasis on communication.[...]
Kadimah
6:30 pm
Yiddish classes using songs, poems and idioms to improve you Mame Loshn – with Tomi Kalinski 7 Week Term starting on Monday[...]
Kadimah
Feb 18 @ 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[...]

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