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Yiddish 201:  An Advanced Beginners Class
Spring 2021

When: Tuesday evenings, beginning January 26, 2021, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Dates: 26-Jan, 02-Feb, 09-Feb, 16-Feb, 02-Mar, 09-Mar, 16-Mar, 23-Mar, 06-Apr, 13-Apr, 20-Apr, 27-Apr, 04-May (Every Tues., except 23 Feb and 30 Mar.  Makeup date is 04 May.)

Where: Online from the comfort of your home via Zoom. (PC, tablet, or smartphone required. Headset recommended.)
Cost: $175 per person. The required textbook, purchased separately, costs approximately $40.

CBS and Yiddish bay Nakht present a continuation of our successful beginning Yiddish class. New students who are able to read and write with the Yiddish alef-beys are invited. (Email to verify your knowledge level.)





The Yiddish 201 class will be taught remotely by Noah "Noyekh" Barrera.
Noah Barrera is a Yiddish educator, translator, and writer. He has been the executive director of the League for Yiddish in New York, as well as Yiddish Coordinator at the Workers Circle and 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. Ansky’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

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the class was held at Congregation Brith Shalom. Future classes will be held there when it can be done so safely.

For more information, call (832) 429-8805, or email

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