About

About
About YAAANA In the United States, Yiddish has been trapped within two discrete, hermetic spheres: the ultra-Orthodox sphere, which engages the religious aspects of Yiddishkeit, and the academic sphere, which tends to study secular Yiddishkeit of the past. As a result, Yiddish language and culture have not been popularized, are often viewed as a relic of the past, and fail to find resonance in dai...
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Mission

Mission
Brukhim Ha-Bo'im! Welcome! The mission of the Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA) is to unite Yiddish artists and scholars in order to promote the Yiddish language and culture. YAAANA strives to preserve and advance Yiddish arts and culture (literature, theater, music, and dance) through community-building, multi-generational events. We educate in person and virtuall...
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Testimonials

Testimonials
Jana has single-handedly made this organization the primary international organization for all Yiddish and Yiddish-related content (lectures, book groups, classes for all levels, music training, live plays on Zoom, etc) across the world. Bridging academics and artists, for real. My daughter is doing an actual in Yiddish Yiddish class that she organized with kids all over the place; something ...
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Contact

Contact
Founder & Director Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh Telephone: 619-719-1776 Email info@YAAANA.com to request:  Performance at your location A viewing at your location Rights to perform from artist General information [wpforms id="1283" title="false" description="false"]
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