The National Library of Israel in Jerusalem will host a conference on the future of Yiddish on January 29, 2013. The conference will be held in conjunction with “800 Years of Written Yiddish: Yiddish Treasures at the National Library of Israel”....
The Yiddish Book Center is accepting applications for two unique programs which offer college students and recent graduates the opportunity to study Yiddish language and culture and gain professional experience. Since its founding in 1980 the Yiddish Book Center has been offering an array of educational programs.
The National Library of Israel and the Yiddish Book Center announced the formation of a partnership to digitize the majority of existing Yiddish language books, and to make Yiddish the World's First Fully Accessible Literature.
Noting that “an astounding 98% of Yiddish books have yet to be translated into English,” Yiddish Book Center founder and president, Aaron Lansky, has announced the Center’s new Translation Fellowship Program to train and develop a new generation of Yiddish translators.