The program focuses on both language and literature and is taught by highly-qualified and experienced teachers in small classes. 4 credits are awarded for successful completion of the program.
Language learning classes are held in the morning and are supplemented by afternoon programs of lectures, conversation workshops, and tours. Cultural and social events take place in the evening.
In addition to the language instruction, the Yiddish program includes the following features:
A series of lectures in English on "Landmarks of Yiddish Literature" can be audited or taken for one additional credit (requiring written work).
Afternoon Academic and Cultural Program
Afternoon workshops, lectures, and activities are held on the TAU campus. Activities include conversation classes, folksong workshops, and concerts. There is also the opportunity to play klezmer music. Students are encouraged to bring their musical instruments with them.
Cultural Excursions and Trips
Weekend trips to Jerusalem, the Negev, and the Galilee are organized by TAU International.