YAAANA – the Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America
What? YAAANA’s mission is to promote Yiddish language culture through academic and artistic events and through Yiddish food. The events are aimed not only at preservation but also advancement of Yiddishkeit. With a particular emphasis on language and theatre, YAAANA offers a variety of unique Jewish experiences for all ages.
The work of Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh, the organization was founded in 2017 and is appealing to a vibrant growing multi-generational community.
When? Holiday celebrations, Shabbat dinners and more are offered year round along with a series of Yiddish language and Yiddish Theatre classes.