Teaching and Learning in Yiddish—by Helen Beer
By Hebrew and Jewish Studies, on 21 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.