Reflections on the teaching and learning of Yiddish, as well as downloadable guides, exercises, and lesson plans to use in the classroom.
Elie Wiesel at the Forverts: A Bibliography
From 1956 – 1967, Eli Wiesel wrote for the Forverts, publishing more than 1,000 articles under his given name, Eliezer Wiesel, and about two dozen installments of a literary column under a pseudonym, Elisha Karmeli. Amanda Miryem-Khaye Seigel has compiled a list of these articles to aid researchers.
Mar 23, 2023
The Comet at the End of the World: An Online, Immersive, Conversational Lesson Plan about “Current Events” Using Digitized Yiddish Press Materials
Ri Turner shares the materials from a session for intermediate students over Zoon on astronomy reportage in the Yiddish press, which can serve as an example of how to identify digitized historical Yiddish materials around a particular theme, repackage them in a format that is accessible to intermediate students, and use them in an online teaching context to generate a conversation that is both historically rooted and contemporarily relevant.
Jun 06, 2022