Yiddish classes in the South Bay and Santa Cruz, with Yankl Levitow
Yankl Levitow teaches Yiddish classes in the South Bay and Santa Cruz. Learn more at his website
In Spring 2022, he is offering one “intermediate-advanced” class online, Tuesdays 7:30 – 9 pm, for students who have some experience reading and speaking in Yiddish. Cost $200, first visit free. Contact Yankl Levitow directly for the link.
Classes offered other semesters:
Intermediate Yiddish. This class is for students with some ability to read, write, and speak. Tuition, but no one turned away for lack of funds
Reading Yiddish Literature. This class is for students with the ability to read Yiddish literature in the original. Fluency by no means required — but a basic reading skills are. Some instruction and discussion also takes place in Yiddish. Tuition, but no one will be turned away.
Basics Review and Onward. This class assumes some familiarity with Yiddish: the spelling system utilizing the Jewish alphabet (alef-beys), present tense verbs, some nouns in masculine, feminine, and neuter gender. Tuition, but no one will be turned away.
Introduction to Yiddish. This class is for people starting from close to absolute or absolute zero, people who may remember from phrases from childhood, or people who know nothing!
See also: Yiddish at Stanford University.