Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

Teaching Yiddish (Language, Culture, History, etc.) Online: Call for Submissions

Uni­ver­si­ties around the globe have closed their cam­pus­es and many of our read­ers are shift­ing their cours­es online. In geveb is seek­ing best prac­tices, advice, les­son plans, asyn­chro­nous assign­ments, descrip­tions of why and how you use par­tic­u­lar dig­i­tal tools and resources, per­son­al essays, and more.

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide to Vaybertaytsh Episode 15: Queer in Yiddish

This teach­ing guide offers dis­cus­sion ques­tions and class­room activ­i­ties to use along­side an episode of the fem­i­nist Yid­dish pod­cast Vay­ber­taytsh.

Pedagogy

Support Group for Yiddish Daughters

This car­toon was cre­at­ed as a final project for Justin Cammy’s 2019 course on Yid­dish Lit­er­a­ture and Cul­ture at Smith College. 

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The Place of the Khurbn in Yiddish Language Classes

How and when do our read­ers teach khurbn mate­ri­als in their Yid­dish lan­guage class­es? We’ve assem­bled respons­es to this poll in our loyt di lerers series.

Pedagogy

My Hunger for Knowledge Was Immense: On Learning and Teaching Yiddish

Borodulin’s accep­tance speech for the 2019 Adri­enne Coop­er Dream­ing in Yid­dish Prize, in which he out­lines how he came to find a pas­sion for Yid­dish lan­guage instruction. 

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2020

Look­ing to improve your Yid­dish this sum­mer? There are options all over the world, from tra­di­tion­al class­room-based pro­grams to music fes­ti­vals, and every­thing in between – and we’ve done the research so you don’t have to. 

Pedagogy

Call for Pedagogy Submissions: Class in the Classroom

A call for ped­a­gogy posts on teach­ing about his­tor­i­cal and present-day issues of class and labor.

Pedagogy

Beyond Fiddler: Teaching Representations of Jewish Eastern Europe on Film

Sarah Zarrow dis­cuss­es and reflects on her course Rep­re­sent­ing Jew­ish East­ern Europe in Film” in which she asks stu­dents to think his­tor­i­cal­ly about the images of Jew­ish life in East­ern Europe, using films as pri­ma­ry sources that speak not only to a his­tor­i­cal real­i­ty of their sub­ject mat­ter, but that also to the ide­ol­o­gy and his­tor­i­cal cir­cum­stances of the film­mak­er and of Jew­ish life in the time and place the film was made.

Pedagogy

On Literary Translation

Adri­ana X. Jacobs on her com­mit­ment to lit­er­ary translation.

Pedagogy

On the Pedagogic Uses of Literal Translation

Lawrence Rosen­wald con­sid­ers the uses and mean­ings of lit­er­al trans­la­tion in the classroom.

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