Levels and Teachers

Schedule (CET – Central European Time)

Monday – Friday

9:15 AM – 10:45 AM Classes (in person)

10:45 AM– 11:15 AM Coffee break

11:15 AM– 12:45 PM Classes (in person)

Teaching staff

Under the pedagogical direction of Yitskhok Niborski

Level 1 : no spots left

Ethel Niborski and Karo Wegner

Introduction to the language: alphabet, reading, writing, basic grammar, vocabulary, conversation.
Appropriate for beginners or students with some basic knowledge. No previous experience is required, but it may be helpful to get acquainted with the Yiddish alphabet before the first class.

Level 2 : no spots left

Sonia Dratwa-Pinkusowitz and Reyze Turner

Vocabulary development, oral and written expression, grammar, easy texts.
Appropriate for students who can read and write, and know the basics of Yiddish grammar (present, past and future tenses; declensions).

Level 3 : no spots left

Eliezer Niborski: Grammar

Sonia Dratwa-Pinkusowitz: Conversation and introduction to Yiddish literature

Level 4 : no spots left

Eliezer Niborski: Advanced grammar

Karolina Szymaniak: Miniatures in prose

Level 5

Natalia Krynicka: Yiddish women playwrights

Karolina Szymaniak: Jewish Eastern Europe after the war (1945-1949): literary texts, travelogs, archive documents

If you’re not sure which level is right for you, contact us!

Seminar for Yiddish teachers

Sharon Bar-Kochva and Reyze Turner

The seminar is intended for current and future teachers of Yiddish.

Minimum number of participants: 5.
Maximum number of participants: 10.

Highlights of the Seminar for Yiddish teachers according to the alumni:
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