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The Vilnius Yiddish Institute
Vilnius University, History Faculty
Universiteto 7
Vilnius 01513, Lithuania

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The VYI in the Press
  • Ein Foto aus Wilna. Read...

  • In search of the Yiddish voice that still whispers in Lithuania. Read...

  • In isolated Belarus, unique Jewish culture hangs in balance. Read...

  • Polish journalist Waldemar Piasecki interviews Maria Krupoves-Berg. Read...

  • Chance meeting of Maria Krupoves-Berg and Gerard Edery yields harmonious collaboration. Read...

  • Review of "Two faiths, one voice" - the new CD by Marija Krupoves-Berg and Gerard Edery. Read...

  • VYI helps launch project to assist impoverished Holocaust survivors. Read...

  • Shimon Peres learns about the VYI (see end of article). Read...

  • Maria Krupoves at the University of Dayton: "Two faiths, one voice" honors Christianity and Judaism. Flyer News, independent student newspaper, volume 55, number 16. Read...

  • "Yiddish eyes a comeback", by Patrick Lannin and Nerijus Adomaitis, in Reuters (Canada), October 23, 2007. Read...

  • "OSU students journey to Lithuania", by Caitlin Sampsel, in The Lantern, Ohio State University newspaper. Four OSU students share their impressions of Lithuania and the 2007 Vilnius Summer Program in Yiddish. Read...

  • "Vilnius institute teaches Yiddish, Jewish culture and history" by Yoav Stern in Haaretz, September 17, 2007. Haaretz correspondent interviews Assistant Director of the Institute, Ruta Puisyte. Read...

  • "Another Splendid Yiddish Summer in Vilne" in Forverts (Yiddish Forwards), August 24, 2007, about the 2007 Vilnius Summer Program in Yiddish. Read... (1545.8 Kb)

  • "We are All Here: Facing History in Lithuania", by Ellen Cassedy, in Bridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal, Volume 12, Number 2, Autumn 2007. Read... (248.0 Kb)

  • An intimate essay of a journey toward a Yiddishland,  "Home, In So Many Words," by Ellen Cassedy, appears in the January 2007 issue of Hadassah magazine. Read... 

  • There is little time for nostalgia in the Yiddish-speaking communities of Lithuania's capital city: In the former cradle of Yiddish, mama loshen still speaks to the heart, by Michael J. Jordan. Read...

  • "Lithuania in the World" magazine follows VYI Research Director Dovid Katz around Vilnius. Read...

  • Dr. Egle Bendikaite - Professor of Yiddish Language and Lithuanian Jewish History at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute at Vilnius University (Lithuania) and Researcher at the Lithuanian Institute of History – spent a week in October 2006 speaking to Lithuanian and Jewish communities, schools and researchers in Los Angeles. Read...

  • Relationships across four living generations of Yiddishitsts are examined in a wide-ranging article about the situation of Yiddish today. Read...

  • The JTA news association reports on the events and participants in a Vilnius Yiddish Institute Summer Program, and reveals an even deeper purpose. Read...

  • The small challenges and substantial rewards of the VYI Summer Program are reflected upon in an entertaining anticipation of the 2006 language courses and cultural program. Read...

  • The Jewish Community of Lithuania’s official website traces their history and provides an overview of recent social, political and educational developments. Read...

  • London’s Economist recently featured a “Letter from Vilnius” which included a description of the VYI's work and its role in the city’s cultural life. Read...

  • City Paper, widely read by the English-speaking communities in the Baltics, printed an article on the institute's research director, Prof. Dovid Katz. Read...

  • The internet journal Outlook carried an appreciation of the 2005 Yiddish Educator Program written by participant Prof. Esther Reiter of Toronto. Read...

  • "Lithuania and Oxford Are Linked by Yiddish", by Richard F. Shepard, in The New York Times, April 6, 1991. Read... 
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