Yiddish in Berlin

The 4th Summer Program for Yiddish Language and Literature in Berlin will be held at the Institute for East European Studies at the Free University of Berlin from August 12th to 30th, 2024.

For three weeks, the Institute for East European Studies hosts students from all around the world, offering a rich face-to-face program of language courses and cultural activities.

The pedagogical team under the direction of Yitskhok Niborski will offer an intensive program of Yiddish courses, workshops (songs, theater, conversation, cooking), visits, lectures, film screenings…

In addition to five levels of language and literature classes ranging from beginner to advanced, we will organize a three-week pedagogical training seminar for emerging Yiddish teachers.

Scholarships will be granted to allow young students from all over the world to come and improve their skills and engage with other Yiddish speakers.

Courses will take place at:

Osteuropa-Institut (Freie Universität Berlin)
Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin


Organizing Committee: Sharon Bar-Kochva, Tal Hever-Chybowski, Natalia Krynicka, Amelie Moser.

The summer program is organized by the Paris Yiddish Center – Medem Library (Maison de la culture yiddish – Bibliothèque Medem), in cooperation with the Institute for East European Studies at the Free University of Berlin.