Bossie Dubowick YiddishSchool Online: FAQ

January 9-11, 2022

How many participants will be in the program?
There will be approximately ten students in each language class, for a total of approximately thirty participants.

How can I register for the course online?
Registration for Bossie Dubowick YiddishSchool Online has closed. Sign up for our emails here to receive updates about next year's online program.

How do I know which level to sign up for?
Detailed descriptions of each course level are available here. When you register, you will be asked questions about your language background, which we will review to ensure that you are in the right level.

Will I have homework?
There is no mandatory homework; however, optional assignments will be provided for students who want some extra practice with the material covered in class. Optional study sessions will be held during the week so participants can work together on homework.

Am I required to attend all the program activities?
YiddishSchool students are expected to participate in all of the core program activities, which include the daily language classes, orientation, and select workshops. In addition to the core activities, there are several optional activities throughout the week.

What sort of technology do I need to attend the online program?
Students must have a computer with a webcam and microphone, headphones, Internet access, and some proficiency with Zoom. Proficiency with Slack is a plus, but not required.

What study materials will I need?
Each student will need to purchase a copy of In eynem: The New Yiddish Textbook. To purchase the textbook, click here.

What is the tuition?
The program fee is $400 for Yiddish Book Center members, $475 for nonmembers.

What is the cancellation policy?
Cancellations by December 30 will be refunded, minus a $75 administration fee. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide refunds for cancellations after December 30.

“This program was brilliantly organized. . . . Each member of the staff was accessible, warm, and encouraging.”
YiddishSchool participant