Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

Yiddish Overtakes English as Most Widely Taught Language in the World

Breaking fake news! Yiddish most taught language in world.

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: Yiddish in Holocaust Education

The Editors

Do you teach courses related to the Holocaust? What role does Yiddish have in those courses? Let us know in this survey.

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Yiddish Linguistic Scholarship

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on publications and other resources devoted to the Yiddish language itself.

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide for Yoysef Kerler’s “Old Fashioned” and “The Sea” (trans. Evrona)

Jessica Kirzane

The second in a series of teaching guides, this one for Maia Evrona’s translation of Yoysef Kerler’s poems “Old Fashioned” and “The Sea” (1979).

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2017

Jessica Kirzane

A short description of the many Yiddish language and culture summer programs on offer for 2017.

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: Teaching Texts in Translation

Jessica Kirzane

Instructors share their thoughts on teaching Yiddish texts in translation.

Pedagogy

Integrating Yiddish Materials in a Jewish Day School Environment

Jessica Kirzane

A discussion of how Feygi Zylberman, a middle school History and Jewish Studies teacher at a Progressive Jewish community day school in Melbourne, Australia, employs Yiddish in her classroom, with a worksheet to use alongside the divorce scene in the film Hester Street (1975).

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