Introduction to Old Yiddish @ YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York [3 October]

Introduction to Old Yiddish

18:00 - 21:00

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YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 W 16th St, New York, New York 10011
Instructor: Leyzer Burko

A basic introduction to the Old Literary Language through a tour of some of its most important works, from poems dating back to the Cambridge Codex (1382), to Glikl of Hamil's memoirs of the 17th – 18th centuries.

Students should be proficient in Yiddish and/or German and/or Hebrew — as Old Yiddish is located somewhere in between.

10 sessions, Tuesdays
September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 17, 24; November 7, 14, 21
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