Pedagogy

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

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).

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide for Dik's "Slavery or Serfdom" (trans. Rosenblatt)

Jessica Kirzane

The first in a series of teaching guides, this one for Eli Rosenblatt’s translation of Isaac Meir Dik’s introduction to his 1868 adaptation of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852).

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Digital Collections

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on digital collections in Yiddish Studies.

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: How Do You Teach With Translated Texts from Yiddish?

The Editors

Do you teach using translated texts from Yiddish sources? Tell us about it.

Pedagogy

Who am I and Why am I Here? A Note from the Pedagogy Editor

Jessica Kirzane

A note from the new Pedagogy Editor about our plans for the Pedagogy section of In geveb for the coming year.

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: "Meta"-resources

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on “Meta”-resources – bibliographies, web gateways, online scholarship, indexes, library and archival resources, encyclopedias.

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The First Day of Class

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Yiddish language instructors share their plans for the first day of class.

Pedagogy

לויט די לייענערס | Readers Respond: LGBTQ Vocabulary

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Readers weigh in on “How Do You Say ‘Parents’ in Yiddish?,” offering their own vocabulary suggestion and asking further important questions.

Pedagogy

Evaluate What You Don't Understand: Teaching Practical Skills in the Archives

Sarah Ponichtera

An activity designed to teach archival skills.

Pedagogy

Notes on Teaching Yiddish Literature and Critical Theory

Anna Elena Torres

Anna Elena Torres shares her reflections about, and syllabus for, the course “Gender and the Body in Yiddish Literature.”

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