Motl Peyse dem Khazns: Abridged and Adapted for Students with Exercises and Glossary

Motl Peyse dem Khazns: Abridged and Adapted for Students with Exercises and Glossary

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781878775207
Publisher: League for Yiddish Inc.
Publication date: 07/07/2017
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Sholem Aleichem (1859-1916) is the most beloved Yiddish writer ever.

Sheva Zucker is the author of the textbooks Yiddish: An Introduction to the Language, Literature and Culture, Vols. 1 + II. She is the executive director of the League for Yiddish and the editor-in-chief of its magazine Afn Shvel. She has taught and lectured on Yiddish language, literature and culture on five continents and has taught Yiddish for many years in the Uriel Weinreich Program in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture, currently under the auspices of Bard College and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City. She now also serves as the academic director of the program.

Anne Gawenda has been involved in Yiddish education Melbourne, Australia for 35 years. She received a degree in education at Monash University after completing an arts degree. She has taught English, French, and Yiddish in both high school and elementary school. She has taught Yiddish at Sholem Aleichem College for the last 20 years and for the last 10 years she has been the director of Jewish Studies there.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Yiddish and English

How to Use this Book: Yiddish and English

Abbreviations and Symbols

Picture Bibliography

Kap. 1 Ikh un dos kelbl

Kap. 2 Mir iz gut – Ikh bin a yosem!

Kap. 3 Vos vet zayn fun mir?

Kap. 4 Mayn bruder Elyes getrank

Kap. 5 Mir farfleytsn di velt mit tint

Kap. 6 Nokhveyenishn fun der tint-farfleytsung

Kap. 7 A gas nist

Kap. 8 Shat! Mir forn kin Amerike!

Yiddish-English Glossary

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