Diario Judío México - Dr.  will be offering an intensive Yiddish weekend for intermediate-advanced and advanced Yiddish students. This will be a total immersion experience with one of the foremost Yiddish teachers in America. The weekend will consist of grammar, conversation and readings from Yiddish literature. (The exact curriculum will be decided based on the applicants.)

When: Friday evening,  May 24, 2019 through Monday, May 27,  2 P.M. 

Shorter Friday to Sunday evening option available. Register by May 7.
Where: Washington Heights (NYC), NYCost: $280 –  Friday to Monday;  $230 – Friday to Sunday.

Price includes the following meals: Friday night dinner

Breakfast: Saturday, Sunday, Monday Bagel Plus lunch: Saturday and Sunday
Snack: Monday

Limited home hospitality is available.

Reasonable Air B+B rates in the neighborhood.

Minimun: 7 students

Maximun: 13 students

For information and registration: Contact  
[email protected]
Deadline May 15,  2019.

Dr.   has taught Yiddish language and literature on five continents. She is the author of the textbook Yiddish: An Introduction to the Language, Literature & Culture, Vols. I & II. She has taught Yiddish and Yiddish Literature in the Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture, now under the auspices of Bard College  and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research for many years and served as the Academic Director of that program for five years. She taught Yiddish and Jewish literature at Duke University. She  served as the director of the Naomi Kadar International Yiddish Teacher Training Seminar held in Maryland in 2013 and 2011. She is the Executive Director of the League for Yiddish and the editor of  its magazine Afn Shvel. Her research and translations focus mostly on women in Yiddish literature. She was, for several years,  the Translation Editor of the Pakn Treger, the magazine of the National Yiddish Book Center. Teaching Yiddish is her greatest pleasure.
Friday afternoon, May 24, 2019: Arrival
7:00 Shabes dinner, storytelling and singing

Reading of weekly Torah portion in Yiddish and discussion
Poetry/Reading handwriting

Saturday afternoon: Yiddish Literature 
Free time/Walk
Evening Program

Grammar and Literature

Grammar and Literature
Walk/Free time

Evening Program: TBA
Film on Yiddish writer
Grammar and Literature
Departure 2 PM

Tentative readings include works about Jewish life in Poland after the Holocaust in commemoration of 50 years since the Jewish Exodus from Poland: Lili Berger, S. L. Schneiderman, Avrom Karpinovitsh, Tsvi Ayznman, Rokhl Oyerbach…
Schedule and program subject to change.