Yiddish Class Guest Speaker: Adah Hetko


Adah Hetko is a Yiddish singer, songwriter and educator based in Somerville, MA. She performs as lead singer and dance leader for Burikes klezmer band, and with a new Yiddish song trio called Levyosn’s Lullaby. Adah is a regular faculty member for Yiddish New York and she coordinated Multidisciplinary Programs for KlezKanada’s 2020 and 2021 annual week-long retreats. Adah has worked as a Yiddish language and culture educator for the Boston Workers Circle and at the Yiddish Book Center, where she also contributed to In Eynem: The New Yiddish Textbook, published in 2020.

Adah’s visit is a closed event for Harvard Yiddish students

Adah Hetko playing the guitar