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Yiddish Book Center

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1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 256.4900 www.yiddishbookcenter.org/
The Yiddish Book Center is located on the grounds of “Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.” Once you arrive on campus, follow signs to the Yiddish Book Center.
The world’s first Yiddish museum, the Yiddish Book Center is home to permanent and visiting exhibits; two performance halls with a year-round schedule of educational programs, concerts (including the annual Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music), films, and events; an English-language bookstore; and a million Yiddish books. It is a 2014 recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community. The Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to tell the whole Jewish story by rescuing, translating, and disseminating Yiddish books and presenting innovative educational programs that broaden understanding of modern Jewish identity.

October 2018

Yiddish Book Center, Community Open House

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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The Yiddish Book Center will be hosting our annual spring Community Open House, and we hope you and your friends will join us for a day of events that are free and open to the public.   Schedule 11 a.m. | TALK | The Lodz Masterpieces: 3 Jewish Women’s Art Books Revealed, with David Mazower David Mazower talkYiddish Book Center Bibliographer David Mazower reveals the story behind three exquisite limited-edition art books. Published in Lodz in 1921, they were hand-colored…

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