Yiddish Winter Course in Jerusalem

From the website:


Beit Ben Yehuda and Leyvik House are offering an International Yiddish language Course at three levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced. the course comprises ten days of intensive Yiddish language study, weekend activities, afternoon trips and other events to get to knowIsrael.

The Jerusalem Winter Course is taught by professional, experienced teachers Miriam Trinh, Eliezer Niborski and Daniel Birnbaum. During the course you will not only gain an understanding of the language but also immerse yourself in Yiddish culture and history. Leyvik House, the Israeli Center for Yiddish Culture in Tel-Aviv, is in charge of the professional learning program. The course will take place at Beit Ben Yehuda in Jerusalem, where accommodation is also provided for participants who wish to stay at the Guesthouse.

Each class is limited to 20 students.


Option 1: Course + Accommodation in single bedroom: 710 Euro per person.
Option 2: Course + Accommodation in double bedroom: 626 Euro per person.
Option 3: Course + Accommodation in a triple bedroom: 530 Euro per person.
Option 4: Course without accommodation: 370 Euro per person.


  • 40 hours of Yiddish lessons + 16 hours guided homework
  • Guided tours in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
  • Two shows of Jewish and Yiddish music
  • Meetings with Yiddish writers and journalists
  • Guest lectures by Yiddish scholars from different Universities
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Coffee and refreshments in the breaks
  • Free Wi-Fi

Registration and Information:

Tel: 00-972-52-861-8296

27 December 2010 - 8 January 2011