Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture



Phone  (608) 890-4818

Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
University Club Building
432 East Campus Mall
Madison, WI 53706

The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture is dedicated to studying and preserving Yiddish music and culture, teaching it to new generations, and supporting scholarship and programming that explores it as an important facet of Jewish and American life. Established in 2010, it is named for Sherry Mayrent, an avid collector of historical Yiddish recordings.

By offering a variety of scholarly and community programs about all aspects of Yiddish culture, the Mayrent Institute is in the forefront of preserving and presenting community based Yiddish culture to new and enthusiastic generations.

Affiliated with the UW-Madison Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures (CSUMC)