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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Level 2: Advanced Beginner, 2nd semester
Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. (Instructor Jonah Sidman)
Students will continue learning from Colloquial Yiddish, starting with a review of grammar learned in Semester 1. Additionally, songs and multi-media materials will expose students to current and historical Yiddish culture, to strengthen conversation skills and reading ability.+ More... - Less...
* Registration closes on February 14th
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