Pedagogy

Reflections on the teaching and learning of Yiddish, as well as downloadable guides, exercises, and lesson plans to use in the classroom.

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The Person Teaching With Yiddish

Jessica Kirzane

Instructors share their thoughts on sharing about their personal lives and commitments while teaching Yiddish language or culture.

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2018

Jessica Kirzane

A short description of the many Yiddish language and culture summer programs on offer for 2018.

Pedagogy

Yiddish in Berlin/Berlin in Yiddish

Ekaterina Kuznetsova

Ekaterina Kuznetsova reflects on the first-ever Yiddish summer program to take place in the German capital (August 14 - September 1st 2017)
Pedagogy

From Kansas to Kentucky in a Jewish Literature Classroom: A “Creative Option” for Reflection Papers

Jessica Kirzane

Jessica Kirzane discusses a creative writing prompt for students in a course on American Jewish Literature and shares samples of students’ work.

Pedagogy

Tam – Tastes of Yiddish Culture for Kids & Teens

Judy Kunofsky

KlezCalifornia, founded in 2003, and located in the San Francisco Bay Area, developed an initiative to bring materials about Yiddish culture to Jewish youth in religious schools and day schools.

Pedagogy

Experiencing History: Jewish Perspectives on the Holocaust

Emil Kerenji

In November 2016, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum launched the beta version of Experiencing History: Jewish Perspectives on the Holocaust, a primary-source teaching tool that aims to bring Jewish sources from the Holocaust to the North American undergraduate classroom. Emil Kerenji describes the tool and how it can be used.

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide for Blume Lempel's "The Debt" (trans Cassedy and Taub)

Jennifer Kronovet

The third in a series of teaching guides, this one for Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Taub’s translation of Blume Lempel’s story “The Debt.”

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: Intermediate Yiddish

Jessica Kirzane

Yiddish language instructors share their thoughts about teaching Intermediate Yiddish.

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