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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.

April 2019

Yiddish Book Center, Community Open House

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Join us in Amherst for a day of events on April 28, including the 2019 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture presented by Pamela Nadell on "America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today." April 28 also marks the opening of The Posthumous Landscape: Jewish Historical Sites in Poland and Western Ukraine. All events are free and open to the public. View the full schedule of Community Day events Schedule 2 p.m. | The 2019 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture presented by Pamela Nadell: "America's…

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July 2019

Yiddish Book Center, Yidstock

July 11 - July 14
Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music brings the best in klezmer and new Yiddish music to the stage at the Yiddish Book Center. The eighth annual Yidstock takes place—rain or shine—July 11 to 14, 2019, with a lineup that includes Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird, Hankus Netsky and Vira Lozinsky, Sarah Mina Gordon, Eleanor Reissa, Frank London, the Klezmatics, and others. TICKETS ARE GOING FAST! CONCERT SCHEDULE · Thursday, July 11 8 - 9:15 p.m. | Daniel Kahn &…

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