The Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program at Tel Aviv University

"Update on Status of 2020 Summer Program (20/04/20):
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Tel Aviv University-International has cancelled all summer programs scheduled to take place in June and July 2020.
We very much regret not being able to learn with you in Tel Aviv this summer and we look forward to a wonderful summer of Yiddish language and culture in 2021."

June 28 – July 23, 2020

The 15th international Yiddish summer program at Tel Aviv University will take place from June 28 to July 23, 2020. The Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program offers Yiddish language instruction at four levels: Beginners, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, and an advanced seminar. Language learning is supplemented by a rich program of afternoon and evening lectures on Yiddish literature and culture, a research symposium for graduate students, intensive conversation classes, concerts, cultural activities, and tours, both on campus and in the vibrant city of Tel Aviv. 

As students of TAU-International, the Tel Aviv University Overseas School, whose credentials are recognized by universities worldwide, participants receive 80 hours of instruction (four credits) from an international faculty of leading experts in Yiddish language, literature, and culture.  

Scholarship assistance is available for full time students.

Academic Program Directors:
Prof. Hana Wirth-Nesher
, Tel Aviv University
Prof. Avraham Novershtern, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Beit Shalom Aleichem

Summer Director:

Prof. Justin Cammy, Smith College


Summer Program Video Clip

Online Registration:

Closing Date for Applications: May 1, 2020.

For additional information, please contact:

The Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program
Tel: +972-3-6407805
Fax: +972-3-6407732