Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: "Meta"-resources

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

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Digital Collections

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

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Yiddish Literature and Culture

This online bib­li­o­graph­i­cal series devot­ed to research resources in Yid­dish Stud­ies focus­es on Yid­dish lit­er­a­ture and culture. 

Pedagogy

Guidelines for Yiddish in Bibliographies: A Supplement to YIVO Transliteration

The pur­pose of this doc­u­ment is to fill some of the gaps in the YIVO sys­tem of translit­er­a­tion for bibliographies. 

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

The DYBBUK Model: A New Yiddish Handwriting Text Recognition Tool

Yid­dish researchers are train­ing Tran­skribus, a cut­ting-edge dig­i­tal plat­form for the tran­scrip­tion, auto­mat­ic text detec­tion, and enrich­ment of hand­writ­ten archival doc­u­ments, to deci­pher Yid­dish-lan­guage hand­writ­ing, which will facil­i­tate and boost research into hid­den trea­sure troves, rich in Jew­ish cul­tur­al heritage.

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