Sheva Zucker’s Intensive Yiddish Weekend in Ohio, May 2014

Intensive Yiddish Weekend for Advanced-Intermediate and Advanced Students in May 2014

May 2 – ­May 5, 2014




Dr. Sheva Zucker will be offering an intensive Yiddish weekend for advanced-intermediate and advanced Yiddish students. This will be a total immersion experience with one of the foremost Yiddish teachers in America. The weekend will consist of grammar, conversation and readings from Yiddish literature. (The exact curriculum will be decided based on the applicants.)When: Friday evening, May 2 through Monday, May 5,  2 P.M.Shorter Friday to Sunday evening option available. Register by March 24.

Where: Athens, Ohio

Cost: $275 –  Friday to Monday;  $225 – Friday to Sunday.

Price includes the following meals:

Friday night dinner

Breakfast: Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Bagel Plus lunch: Saturday and Sunday

Snack: Monday

Some home hospitality is available on a first come first serve basis.

Reasonable hotel rates in nearby hotels.

You fly into Columbus (Port Columbus Airport)

Minimum: 6 students

Maximum: 13 students

For information and registration: Contact Sheva Zucker

Deadline March 24, 2013.


Friday afternoon, May 2, 2014: Arrival

6:30 Shabes dinner.



Reading of weekly Torah portion in Yiddish and discussion



Saturday afternoon: Yiddish Literature



Evening Program: Speaker or Film



Grammar and Literature


Grammar and Literature

Walk/Free time


Evening Program: Birobidzhan Up Close: Sheva Zucker, Izzi and Nili Urieli



Grammar and Literature

Departure 2 PM

Tentative readings include stories by Rokhl Faygenberg, Moyshe Kulbak and I.B. Singer

Schedule is subject to change.

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Email Sheva Zucker at to register or for more information.