Apply to the Yiddish Pedagogy Program

Applications are now closed.

Applications for the 2019 Yiddish Pedagogy Program are now closed.


General Application Information

Yiddish Pedagogy Program applications requite a completed online form, including all supporting materials. Additionally, you are expected to submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or colleague who can attest to your commitment to and experience with teaching Yiddish Recommenders should send their letters directly to [email protected] with the name of the applicant in the subject line.

Our online form now allows you to save a draft of your application. Click the “save draft” button at the bottom of the page and enter your e-mail; you’ll be sent a personalized link to return to your draft at any time. 

Personal information
Yiddish Proficiency
Tell us about your studies of the Yiddish language.
(e.g. advanced low/mid/high, superior)
List any institutions where you studied, or if you had exposure in the home or elsewhere.
Current Employment and Language Teaching Experience
Please list each language with the levels you've taught and the number of years you taught it.
Please provide as much detail as possible on the type of classes you've taught and the materials you've used.
Pedagogy Experience
Additional Information
(Please tell us what institution or organization, what level, etc.)
Supporting Materials
Please provide a letter (no more than two pages in length) describing your interest in the Yiddish Book Center's Yiddish Pedagogy Program. What is your teaching philosophy? What plans do you have for teaching Yiddish? What are you hoping to learn from your peers and teachers over the course of the program?
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf, doc, docx.
Please provide a one-page Yiddish writing sample demonstrating your command of the language. You may submit either a typed or handwritten sample.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, doc, docx.
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