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 Race Through Yiddish Literature in Israel

In this piece Han­nah Pollin-Galay reflects on the pos­si­bil­i­ties and lim­i­ta­tions of teach­ing race through Yid­dish lit­er­a­ture at an Israeli university.

Pedagogy

Viver com Yiddish/Lebn far yidish: Song and Story Workshops for Children in a Brazilian School

In this piece Sonia Kramer and Aline Sil­veira describe their work with the Rio-de-Janeiro-based group Viv­er com Yid­dish which runs suc­cess­ful Yid­dish lan­guage and cul­ture work­shops for children.

Pedagogy

Roundup of Universities Teaching Yiddish Across the World

In this piece, Sarah Biskowitz and Han­nah Mills present the answers to a sur­vey gath­er­ing infor­ma­tion on Yid­dish cours­es offered at uni­ver­si­ties across the world.

Pedagogy

Diary of a Yiddish Teacher During the Pandemic

Despite the pan­dem­ic, Yid­dish cul­ture flour­ished online. Tanya Yakovl­e­va describes her role as an online Yid­dish teacher dur­ing this time.

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide to Kadya Molodovsky's A Jewish Refugee in New York trans. Anita Norich

A teach­ing guide for Kadya Molodovsky’s A Jew­ish Refugee in New York (trans. Ani­ta Norich) in the con­text of refugee literatures.

Pedagogy

The Yudika Variations: Translating b'Chevrusa

The authors describe an exer­cise in which they trans­late and re-trans­late the same text into dif­fer­ent formats.

Pedagogy

Exploring Yiddishland Outside the Classroom: Reports from the Field

A round up of three stu­dent reports from the field” from the fall and win­ter semes­ter 2020 show­cas­ing the val­ue of engag­ing beyond the classroom. 

Pedagogy

Loyt di kinderlekh: Children's Book Reports

Sev­er­al of In geve­b’s youngest read­ers were hard at work over win­ter break and sub­mit­ted won­der­ful book reports on Yid­dish literature. 

Pedagogy

The Promises and Frustrations of Yiddish Studies Research during a Time of Quarantine: A Case Study

This essay is a com­pan­ion piece to my arti­cle, Frei­dus, Borokhov, and the Café Roy­al.” Bak­er explains the research meth­ods behind the arti­cle, assess­ing the rewards and pit­falls of research­ing using exclu­sive­ly on what is avail­able online and the resources he has in his home, dur­ing the coro­n­avirus pandemic.

Pedagogy

Loz dos folk nor vern kliger, Let the People Then Become Smarter: Students Discuss Learning Yiddish during the COVID-19 Pandemic

For our Loyt di stu­dentn series, Sarah Biskowitz polled Yid­dish stu­dents around the globe about their expe­ri­ences learn­ing Yid­dish and build­ing com­mu­ni­ty dur­ing the pandemic.

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