Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

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

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

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

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)

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

Yid­dish lan­guage instruc­tors share their thoughts about teach­ing Inter­me­di­ate Yiddish. 

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: The Person Teaching with Yiddish

Call­ing all teach­ers! Par­tic­i­pate in our ped­a­gogy poll. 

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: The Holocaust

This online bib­li­o­graph­i­cal series devot­ed to research resources in Yid­dish Stud­ies focus­es on the Holocaust.

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Bibliographies of Imprints (by country or region); The Yiddish Press

This online bib­li­o­graph­i­cal series devot­ed to research resources in Yid­dish Stud­ies focus­es on sur­veys of the pub­lish­ing out­put of spe­cif­ic coun­tries or regions. 

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