Yiddish 101: a beginning language class for adults
When: Tuesday evenings, beginning January 22, 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Congregation Brith Shalom, 4610 Bellaire Blvd
Cost: $150 for 15 classes, plus ~$30 for the required textbook.
UPDATE JANURY 2, 2019:
This class is now full, but please email [email protected] or call (832) 429-8805 for info or to receive news about upcoming activities and classes.
The class will be taught remotely by Noah "Noyekh" Barrera.
Noah Barrera is a Yiddish educator, translator, and writer. He is currently the Yiddish Coordinator at the Workmen's Circle in New York. Noah has taught in the YIVO-Bard Summer Program. His writings have appeared in the Yiddish Forverts and Afn Shvel. His academic translation of Abraham Rechtman’s memoir, Yidishe etnografye un folklor, which describes in detail Sh. An-sky’s Jewish Ethnographic Expedition, is soon to be published by Indiana University Press. He is currently writing his first Yiddish novella, Der nekhtiker tegnik (The Grave Whisperer), which is running as a serial in the Forverts.
Students will meet at Congregation Brith Shalom, and Noah Barrera will teach via high quality Internet audiovisual connection. Michael Moore and Zack Sher of Yiddish bay Nakht will be the local classroom facilitators and tutors.
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