Scholarships Available for Yiddish Teachers Seminar at Yiddish-speaking Summer Retreat

Participate in pedagogical workshops and lectures at Yugntruf's Yiddish Vokh at the Pearlstone Retreat Center, in Reisterstown, MD, at the Yiddish Teachers Seminar, August 13 - 19, 2013. The seminar is under the direction of Dr. Sheva Zucker.

Scholarships will be awarded to 8 - 10 Yiddish teachers working at universities, Jewish schools, Yiddish clubs, and in adult education classes -- covering most costs for the entire week, including room and board, food, all texts, and materials. (Those who who participated in 2011 may not apply for a scholarship this year, but may reapply to participate without a scholarship.) No travel subsidies available.

  • Learn about pedagogical methods and materials

  • Immerse yourself in a friendly environment where you can discuss ideas, plans, and problems in Yiddish teaching.

  • Enjoy a week at the beautiful Pearlstone Retreat Center and experience a wide variety of Yiddish activities and performances.

You can find the application at

Application Deadline: June 16, 2013

Find out more about Yiddish Vokh at and read an article about a previous Yiddish Teachers Seminar at

For questions about the Seminar or the application, contact Yankl-Perets Blum at

The Yiddish Teachers Seminar is supported by the Naomi Foundation.