Fellowship Program

A year-long professional experience in Yiddish language & Jewish cultural work.

September 2014 – August 2015

Applications are closed for the September 2014 – August 2015 fellowship year.

The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for its 2014-2015 Fellowship Program.  Yiddish Book Center Fellows spend a year as full-time staff, learning valuable skills and participating in a dynamic environment of Yiddish cultural production and preservation.

Applicants should be recent college graduates with strong backgrounds in Jewish studies or related disciplines, a working knowledge of Yiddish, a commitment to Yiddish language and culture, and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Each Fellow receives a stipend of $28,000 plus health insurance.

To download and print a flier, click here.

QUESTIONS? Contact Director of Educational Programs Amy Leos-Urbel at aleos-urbel@bikher.org or at 413-256-4900 ext. 131.


The Yiddish Book Center’s Fellowship Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national origin.