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The Yiddish Book Center of Amherst, Mass. is launching a second series of weeklong seminars — called Tent: Encounters with Jewish Culture, focusing on Jewishness along with either creative writing, pop music, food, comedy or theater. Tent, a series of one-week seminars for twentysomethings, provides participants with the opportunity to explore aspects of modern culture through a Jewish lens and to delve into the vast, complex, and immediately relevant cultural side of their identity.
Updated: Dec. 01, 2013
The Yiddish Book Center’s Steiner Summer Yiddish Program offers college students a spirited exploration of Yiddish language and culture. In seven weeks of concentrated study, from June 8-July 25, 2014, Steiner students not only gain Yiddish language literacy and substantive knowledge of Central and Eastern European Jewish history and culture – they also participate in the lively world of Yiddish cultural preservation and production as it exists today at the Yiddish Book Center and beyond.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2013
The Yiddish Book Center of Amherst, Mass. is launching a series of weeklong seminars — called Tent — focusing on Jewishness along with either comedy, creative writing or theater. The weeklong seminars will be offered to young adults throughout the country in the upcoming 2013 year. The first of the programs, which will take place in Los Angeles in March, will focus on Jewishness and comedy. The creative writing program will take place in Amherst in June, and the final seminar, which will focus on theater, will be held in New York City in August.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2012
The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for its 2013-2014 Fellowship Program! Application deadline: January 4, 2013. The Fellowship Program offers talented young college graduates who are passionate about Yiddish language and culture the opportunity to spend a year as full-time Yiddish Book Center staff, learning new skills and deepening their own knowledge of Yiddish language, literature, and culture.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2012
The Steiner Summer Yiddish Program at the Yiddish Book Center offers college students a tuition-free, seven-week exploration of Yiddish language and culture. The program runs from June 9-July 26, 2013. The 2013 Steiner Summer Yiddish Program is open to all full-time college students under the age of 26, who are either at the beginning or in the second year of their Yiddish language studies.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2012
The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program offers talented young college graduates who are passionate about Yiddish language and culture the opportunity to spend a year as full-time Book Center staff. Fellows provide content for existing programs and spearhead new projects.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
During a week-long residency at the Yiddish Book Center on the campus of Hampshire College, eighteen high school juniors and seniors from across the country will study with some of the nation’s most respected literary scholars, meet prominent contemporary authors, and connect with other teens from across the country. The 2012 program runs from Sunday, July 29 through Sunday, August 5.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
Hampshire College and the National Yiddish Book Center announce a new offering for visiting undergraduate students: a semester of study in Modern Jewish Culture in Amherst, MA, from January 24 through May 7, 2010.
Updated: Oct. 19, 2009
The National Yiddish Book Center is offering an online Yiddish language course this fall through the University of Massachusetts' award-winning online education program. The course is for students who wish to explore the language and culture of Ashkenazic Jewry. There are no prerequisites, and no knowledge of any Jewish language or the Jewish alphabet is expected. Over the course of the semester, students will learn to read, write, and converse in Yiddish and will be introduced to a number of Yiddish songs, poems, and folktales.
Updated: Aug. 05, 2009
The Steiner Internship Program at the National Yiddish Book Center selects 18 students for six weeks of immersion in Yiddish culture. Each intern is provided with free tuition; undergraduate college credit for two courses is available. Limited housing subsidies are available, based on need. The Steiner Internship program runs from June 14 to July 24, 2009, and is open to all full-time university students.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2009