Yiddish Summer Program

Yiddish Summer Program

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Academic Credits: 5

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Please note: We reserve places for non-students who are working in the arts profession and are planning to incorporate Yiddish into their artwork in any form. If applicable, please make note of these plans on your application form.

Globally recognized as a program that truly brings the language to life, this Yiddish language summer course provides you with the essentials of this age-old language. Study the roots of this fascinating language and culture as you discover modern-day Tel Aviv at your doorstep. 


Program Overview

Our Yiddish language program is for those looking to research and uncover the secrets behind this ancient Jewish language.

Enjoy a program available to all levels, whether you’re a complete Yiddish beginner or an advanced speaker. You’ll also focus on both the Yiddish language and literature. Benefit from highly-qualified and experienced teachers in small classes who will take you on a journey of language discovery. You’ll also benefit from 5 credits awarded for successfully completing the program. 


Another key element of this program is the morning language learning classes – leaving plenty of time in the afternoon for joining compelling lectures, conversation workshops, and tours. 


Program Highlights

  • Benefit from 5 academic credits at one of the world’s best universities.

  • Stimulate your mind by learning Yiddish, the age-old Jewish language, with expert tutors and plenty of opportunities to practice your newly-acquired skills.


You’ll also have the opportunity to discover Israel by joining our Student Life Team on trips, excursions, and get-togethers.


Examples of the activities they offer include walking tours of Jaffa, graffiti tours in Tel Aviv, night tours of Caesarea, and trips to the north of Israel, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem.



Be a Mensch. Learn Yiddish!


Yiddish Summer Program. Class of  Summer 2022


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