Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

Labzik Assembled! Bringing Radical 1930s Yiddish Children’s Literature to the Virtual Stage

Cameron Bern­stein inter­views direc­tor Jake Krakovsky about his bilin­gual Yid­dish-Eng­lish pup­pet film Labzik: Tales of a Clever Pup” based on short sto­ries by Chaver Paver.

Pedagogy

Let's not wait!: Introducing preschoolers to Yiddish through Leah Hoffman's Alefbeys

In this piece Beth Dwoskin explains how Leah Hoff­man’s play about the Yid­dish alpha­bet can be adapt­ed for chil­dren’s class­es today. She presents her Eng­lish trans­la­tion of the play along­side a record­ing of the alef­beys song in English.

Pedagogy

Tsugob: Urke Nachalnik on the Yiddish Stage

Last spring we pub­lished Jon­ah Lubin’s overview and bib­li­og­ra­phy of Mas­ter Crim­i­nal” Urke Nachal­nik. Now, he has expand­ed this research to dis­cuss how Urke Nachal­nik was rep­re­sent­ed in pop­u­lar Yid­dish culture.

Pedagogy

Shulamis from the Stage to the Classroom

Sug­ges­tions for instruc­tors who might want to teach Shu­lamis (1881) by Avrom Gold­fadn in their Jew­ish his­to­ry, cul­ture, or lit­er­a­ture classrooms.

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