Free Yiddish classes, presented by Workers Circle of Northern California

 Yiddish Classes in (or online from) the Bay Area, Yiddish Classes Online

Workers Circle/Arbeter Ring of Northern California (WC/AR of No. CA) offers two levels of free, biweekly online Yiddish classes with instructor Marianne Tatom (Mirl).  If you already know the Jewish alphabet (alef-beys) , you may register for beginning Yiddish. If you are able to read and/or speak some Yiddish, you may register for intermediate Yiddish. If you haven’t learned the Jewish alphabet, query the instructor for links to alphabet learning resources.

Classes begin Sept 8, 2023 and continue biweekly through December 15, 2023. Class times are: Beginners 1- 2:30 pm Pacific Time; Intermediate 3 – 4:30pm Pacific Time. Classes include reading, writing and speaking.
TO REGISTER, send an email to Sharon Wilensky at
IN THE SUBJECT LINE: Indicate which class you want, Beginning or Intermediate.

1) Your name, first and last;
2) Your email address;
3) Your location – city and state;
4) And if you’re not a continuing student, let us know how you heard about us!

If unsure about your level, contact the instructor, Marianne Tatom (Mirl),

Classes use Sheva Zucker’s text, Yiddish: An Introduction to the Language, Literature & Culture, and other sources. The Beginners class has already completed part of Volume I.

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