The Paris Yiddish Center

The Paris Yiddish Center promotes the dissemination of Yiddish culture in France and in Europe and the preservation of its heritage. It supports Yiddish as a language of culture and encourages the study of Yiddish amongst a broad public. In the Paris Yiddish Center students will find :

  • the largest Yiddish library in Europe (the Medem Library), including vast video and music collections ;
  • language courses for all levels, literary seminars and a Summer University ;
  • art workshops (theater, singing, poetry, cinema, folk dance, klezmer music etc.) ;
  • activities for children (language courses, chorus, drawing workshop, performances for children and holiday activities) ;
  • reading and conversation groups in Yiddish ;
  • various activities in French and in Yiddish (exhibitions, performances, film screenings and lectures) ;
  • a bookstore and a café.

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