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Archive for November 21st, 2016

Teaching and Learning in Yiddish—by Helen Beer

uclhwis21 November 2016

Wednesday 23 November, 4pm,

Seminar Room, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College London

Teaching and Learning in Yiddish: Some progressive pedagogical initiatives in secular Yiddish education in the 1920s and 30s (Warsaw and Vilne).
Initiatives in schools and higher education in Yiddish in the inter-war period were abundant and far-reaching. Within the framework of a centralised Yiddish schools organisation (CYSHO) and the YIVO (a research institution), various projects were brought to fruition which are modern, humane and enhance our cultural understanding.