ONLINEYiddish Class: Yehoyash’s Yiddish Translation of Tanakh

Next Event: March 27, 2023 $195.00 - $270.00
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(Photo: Sergio Yoneda/iStock)
(Photo: Sergio Yoneda/iStock)

If you’re looking for Yiddish language classes in Boston (and beyond!), you’ve come to the right place. Throughout the country, Workmen’s Circle has been a leader in preserving and promoting Yiddish language and culture (Yiddishkayt). Yiddish was the language of 2.5 million Eastern European Jewish immigrants, of the Jewish labor movement and the struggle for rights, equality, and freedom. And still, today, Yiddish culture inspires popular American humor, music, language, and art. We invite you to explore this rich cultural inheritance!

Our instructors are passionate about Yiddish and are experienced educators. Whether you are a beginner, have been studying on your own on Duolingo, are a continuing student, or grew up speaking the language, we have a class that will accommodate you. Students cover a wide age range, from young adults to seniors. We offer semester-long classes across a range of levels. Students in doubt about their course level should email

All classes are currently online over Zoom. You can participate from anywhere, and invite family and friends to join you.  All classes, unless otherwise noted, run for 10 weeks. Check out information about our teachers here.

All classes take place on Zoom and start the week of February 13, 2023.

Continuing Intermediates- Yehoyash’s Yiddish translation of the Tanakh
Mondays, 5-6:30 p.m. (Instructor Abby Howell)

Join us for a weekly reading group studying this translation of the book of Breyshis (Genesis). Brush up on biblical vocabulary, take a stroll down to Mitzrayim with Yosef and his brethren and shvestrem, practice your reading fluency chanting verses of the ancesters.

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Every week on Monday, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFirst event on March 27, 2023Last event on April 21, 2023
* Registration closes on February 13th
$195.00 Member
$270.00 Non-Member

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