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2014 Summer Program


The 2014 Summer Program will take place from June 23-August 1, 2014

Application Deadlines:
For Scholarships and International Students: March 5, 2014
For General Applicants: April 30, 2014

For more information, please visit:

Or contact:
Leah Falk, Max Weinreich Center Programs Coordinator

Classes will be held at the YIVO Institute, 15 W. 16th Street.

Tuition: $6,000 for 5 credits. (4 credit language classes + 1 credit afternoon electives)

Faculty: Paula Teitelbaum, Sheva Zucker, Miriam Trinh, Eliezer Niborski
Guest Faculty: Chava Lapin, Jenny Romaine, Joshua Karlip

Refresher Course: JUNE 23-27, YIVO. We offer one week of guided preparatory work before the beginning of the summer semester, for native speakers and those who have studied Yiddish before, but would like some support to get them ready for the intensive immersion period. Online option may be available. Please contact Leah Falk for more information.

Out-of-town students may choose to live at International House.
Room rates range from $1150-1250 for the summer.
Start the application here:

If you have questions, please contact Leah Falk, Max Weinreich Center Programs Coordinator.

For an instructional video on the Yiddish alphabet, click here.

Artwork courtesy of Rivka Belareva (Alefbeyz, "ALEF").