Pedagogy

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

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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