Experience Yiddishland

Get a taste of our Yiddishland at the upcoming La Jolla Art & Wine Festival! 

No End to Yiddishland – an Annual Fundraiser Celebration!

We are excited to invite you to YAAANA’s 5th Anniversary, Yiddishland California’s First Anniversary, and our Annual Fundraiser Celebration, featuring musical stars of the Yiddish stage!

Yiddish Shumueskrayz

If you want to practice your Yiddish and have a good time getting to know people, this is the right course for you.

Who We Are 

Yiddishland California in La Jolla is the physical space of a non-profit organization called the Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA) EIN number: 85-2064877. Our 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. People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to attend our programs. 

 Yiddishland California tours are by appointment. Feel free to book a tour by emailing info@yiddishland.ca or by calling 619-719-1776.

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

Learn About Our Associated Project

What We Offer 

Virtual Gallery

Get to know local and international Jewish artists represented in our gallery.

Upcoming Classes and Events

Stay up-to-date with our Yiddish events and classes, specially tailored to promote Yiddish language and culture for all generations and levels of knowledge.

Engage with Us

Find out more about our internship or volunteering opportunities and support our efforts on befalf of Yiddish language and culture. 

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1128 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037



Yiddishland California tours are by appointment. Feel free to book a tour by emailing info@yiddishlandcalifornia.org or by calling 619-719-1776.