The use of Yiddish in the Creative Arts has long been a part of Jewish history. Beit Leivik strives to promote this rich language in a new century and with a new generation.
Beit Leivik: Center of Arts, Literature and Culture, House of the Association of Yiddish Writers and Journalists in Israel
Beit Leivik is an organization in Tel Aviv which fosters the continued usage of Yiddish as a viable language. Beit Leivik houses the works of Yiddish artists, writers, etc, publishes Yiddish books, and offers programming in Yiddish to the community. While the effort to keep Yiddish alive has been active for many years, it has been the elder generation that has done so. Recently Beit Leivik has attracted young activists, so that a new chapter can open in the history of the House attracting more and more young people.
Yiddish gatherings are open to all levels, including beginners
The house is open every Fri. between 10am and12pm
An opportunity to get to know and have a shmues with Yiddish writers who live
"BEIT LEYVIK" is supported by the "Abraham Lerner Foundation", and private donors from Israel and abroad.