Steiner Summer Yiddish Program 2017

Apply for the 2017 Steiner Summer Yiddish Program by February 6.

Now in its fourth decade, the Steiner Summer Yiddish Program offers motivated students the opportunity to immerse themselves in Yiddish language and culture. Participants study with renowned scholars and build a community of yidishkaytin a supportive residential setting.

In the Steiner Summer Yiddish Program, undergraduate and graduate students ages 18-26:

  • take a full year of language courses in seven weeks, tuition free
  • gain substantive knowledge of Central and Eastern European Jewish history and culture in seminars with leading scholars of literature, film, music, and history
  • earn up to six college credits upon successful completion of the program
  • experience contemporary Yiddish culture during a field trip to New York City, where they tour Yiddish-speaking neighborhoods and attend cultural events
  • attend the Yiddish Book Center’s Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music
  • participate in paid internships, gaining professional experience working on Yiddish-based projects (intermediate students only)
  • create a community of peers from around the world in a residential environment

 

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Date: 
4 June 2017 - 21 July 2017
4 Jun 2017
21 Jul 2017
US/Eastern