Meyer Weinshel is a PhD Candidate in German Studies and History at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, where he is completing his dissertation, "Dos andere Daytshland: Anthologizing Jewish Multilingualism in and beyond the Habsburg Empire." His research and teaching interests include German Jewish literature and culture, modern Yiddish literature and culture, and translation studies. He studied Yiddish at YIVO's Uriel Weinreich Summer Program (2015, 2017) and at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute (2016). In 2018-19, he participated in the Yiddish Book Center's Yiddish Pedagogy Program and helped pilot In eynem, the Book Center's new communicative language textbook. In addition to teaching German studies coursework at the university, he also teaches Yiddish classes with Jewish Community Action in Minneapolis.
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
In eynem’s Communicative Approach to Yiddish Pedagogy: An Interview with Asya Vaisman Schulman