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The City without Jews

A screening of the silent film “The City without Jews,” which portrays the fictional Austrian city of “Utopia” (a thinly-disguised stand-in for Vienna), which passed an antisemitic law, forcing all Jews to leave the country.

When: Wednesday May 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. PT (8:30-10:30 p.m. CT, 9:30-11:30 p.m. ET)

Where: House of Pacific Relations – Hall of Nations and on Zoom

Conversational Yiddish for Beginners with Avi

Come enjoy some fun conversation in Yiddish, practicing asking and answering questions and playing games. 

WhenThursdays, beginning on March 28, ending on May 2, 12:30 – 1.30 p.m. PT (2:30 – 3:30 p.m. CT, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. ET)

Where: On Zoom

Yiddishland Stronger Together Support Group

The invitation calls for a community gathering to address the emotional toll of war.

Tours Available, By Appointment!

This event is now concluded as the exhibit has been relocated. But still you can request a personal appointment to explore our art gallery with a guide at your convenience. Our schedule is open between 11:00 AM and 9:00 PM.

The City without Jews

A screening of the silent film “The City without Jews,” which portrays the fictional Austrian city of “Utopia” (a thinly-disguised stand-in for Vienna), which passed an antisemitic law, forcing all Jews to leave the country.

When: Wednesday May 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. PT (8:30-10:30 p.m. CT, 9:30-11:30 p.m. ET)

Where: House of Pacific Relations – Hall of Nations and on Zoom.

Conversational Yiddish for Beginners with Avi

Come enjoy some fun conversation in Yiddish, practicing asking and answering questions and playing game.

Yiddishland Stronger Together Support Group

The invitation calls for a community gathering to address the emotional toll of war.

When: Mondays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PT (9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. ET, 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. CST)

Tours Available, By Appointment!

This event is now concluded as the exhibit has been relocated. But still you can request a personal appointment to explore our art gallery with a guide at your convenience. Our schedule is open between 11:00 AM and 9:00 PM.

Who We Are 

Yiddishland California in La Jolla is the cultural center and a museum created by a non-profit organization called the Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA). YAAANA is classified as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization according to the standards of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Our EIN is 85-2064877, and all donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to attend our programs. Yiddishland California’s  mission is to expand awareness of the beauty and joy of Yiddishkeit and to preserve and advance Yiddish language and culture within the US and worldwide. Our events and offerings include concerts, performances, language and art classes, lectures, exhibits, and much more. We educate and entertain while offering both in-person and online participation for those who are local or far-flung. 

If you see an activity inside and the lights on, please come in to say hello and wander around our exhibit! 

Yiddishland California tours are by appointment. Feel free to book a tour here below. 

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