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Yiddish: Elementary (Winter 2021)

Learn this rich and colorful language in a relaxed, irreverent and heimisheh atmosphere. All you need is some zitz-fleish (butt + patience) an ardent desire to learn, an interest in Jewish culture, and an ability tzu veren tzeshussen fahr gelechter (to crack up).

Emphasis will be placed on interactive conversation among students (almost) entirely in Yiddish in order to develop the ability to form sentences for basic needs when conversing with Yiddish speakers.

The instructor will include salient aspects of the history and evolution of Yiddish as grist for conversation. Students will also master 60 Yiddish shprekhverter (expressions) and vitzlekh (witticisms), some rated PG.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 thru Wednesday, March 24, 2021
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
See session list below for specific session times and locations.
Topics: Yiddish
Educator: Ken Blady

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Elementary Yiddish - Winter 2021 Tier 100%
$ 300.00
Elementary Yiddish - Winter 2021 Tier 80%
$ 240.00
Elementary Yiddish - Winter 2021 Tier 60%
$ 180.00

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