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Yiddish Seminar

Shalom Foundation and Centre for Yiddish Culture proudly announce

The 19th International Summer Seminar in Yiddish Language and Culture
28 June – 16 July 2021

Do you want to learn Yiddish? Are you interested in the history of Warsaw's Muranów? Or maybe you just want to meet interesting people and do something cool together? If so, this project is just for you!

The Shalom Foundation and the Center for Yiddish Culture invite all Yiddish lovers to a three-week virtual meeting with Yiddish language and with Jewish history, literature, culture and art, which will take place both in class and online on June 28 - July 16, 2021.

Contact us: zumerkurs@shalom.org.pl 

PROGRAM

 

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• Yiddish classes on 4 levels:

• Conversation and language tutorials (3h)

• Workshops

• Lectures

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Patronat nad projektem:

Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Jewish Historical Institute

LEARNING MODULES TO CHOOSE FROM:

 

1) Full seminar program: language course (at the selected level of advancement) + workshop module + conversation module + lecture module + screenings + games

– three-week program (including 60 h language courses)
PRICE: full: 600 euros / $650, student fee: 400 euros / $450

– two-week program (including 40 hours of language courses)
PRICE: full: 450 euros / $490, student fee: 300 euros / $325

 

2) The language course only

• Full module for all levels of language advancement (I-IV)

You can choose between: Yiddish1 (for beginners), Yiddish2 or two of the following courses:
– Dr. Natalia Krynicka, Yiddish literature in Łódź (IV) – 6:00pm-7:30pm [details]
– Dr. Karolina Szymaniak, A bit Stubborn: Rachela Auerbach (IV) – 3:30pm-5:00pm
– Dr. Natalia Krynicka, Introduction to Yiddish literature (III) – 3:30pm-5:00pm
– Reyze Turner, Grammar and vocabulary for intermediate (III) – 6:00pm-7:30pm

Three-week long course (60 hours of language classes without additional offer):
PRICE: full 450 euros / $490, students fee: 300 euros / $325

Two-week long course (40 hours of language classes without additional offer):
PRICE: full: 300 euros / $325, students fee: 200 euros / $220

 

3) Partial module for advanced groups (III-V) only:

You can choose one of the courses below:
– Dr. Natalia Krynicka, Yiddish literature in Łódź (IV)
– Dr. Karolina Szymaniak, A bit Stubborn: Rachel Auerbach (IV)
– Dr. Natalia Krynicka, Introduction to Yiddish literature (III)
– Reyze Turner, Grammar and vocabulary for intermediate (III)

Three-week long course (30 hours of language classes without additional offer)
PRICE: full: 250 euros / $275, students fee: 150 euros / $165

Two-week long course (20 hours of language classes without additional offer)
PRICE: 180 euros / $200, students fee: 100 euros / $110

 

4) Workshop module:

PRICE:
– 1 workshop – 40 euros, $45
– 2 workshops – 70 euros, $76
– 3 workshops – 100 euros, $110
– 4 workshops – 140 euros, $155

 

5) Conversational module:

– 3 workshops, PRICE: 30 euros / $35

 

6) Lecture module

PRICE:
– 1 lecture – 5 euros / $6
– 3 lectures – 12 euros / $13
– 5 lectures – 20 euros / $22

 

Bank transfer details:

Fundacja Shalom
ul. Senatorska 35
00-099 Warszawa
NIP: 526-10-26-136

Santander Bank

For USD
PL 69 1910 1123 2200 2941 2121 0002
SWIFT: WBKPPLPPXXX

For EUR
PL 42 1910 1123 2200 2941 2121 0003
SWIFT: WBKPPLPPXXX

You can pay by PayPal. Our e-mail there is: shalom@shalom.org.pl. Please add 4% for fees if you pay by PayPal. Thank you!

 

Deadline for submitting applications: 22 June, 2020

Deadline for applying for scholarships: 15 May, 2020 – We are extending the deadline for submitting scholarship applications to May 22!

Contact us: zumerkurs@shalom.org.pl

Application form: https://forms.gle/JRdDXHBExrNKK3w1A

Scholarship form: https://forms.gle/7pTTNPockHp5UxBu8

Projekt współfinansowany przez Ministra Spraw Wewnętrznych i Administracji

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Projekt współfinansowany przez Ministra Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego

Projekt współfinansowany przez Stowarzyszenie Żydowski Instytut Historyczny

Shalom Foundation and Centre for Yiddish Culture proudly announce

The 1st International Winter Mini Seminar in Yiddish Language and Culture ON-LINE
26-28 February & 5-7 March 2021

Jewish winter? The Shalom Foundation in cooperation with the Center for Yiddish Culture invite all Yiddish lovers to a virtual meeting with Yiddish language and with Jewish literature and culture, which will take place through the ZOOM platform on two weekends: 26 -28 February and 5-7 March. Leitmotif: winter holiday!

Warsaw Yiddishists cannot wait any longer until our traditional summer seminar, so they want to spend also winter holidays together with you! Thanks to online teaching we will be able to meet our friends from all around the world and learn Yiddish during language classes and special events. Through the lectures and workshops you will not only immerse yourself in the history of Jewish holidays as well as the language and culture of Ashkenazi Jews, but also just to… relax from the comfort of your own home!

Contact us: winterwakacjes@gmail.com

Project coordinators: Natalia Chmielarz & Michalina Jadczak

PROGRAM

• Yiddish classes on 2 levels (10 h):

 

Yiddish – intermediate (levels 2&3); Winter holidays [DETAILS]

teacher: Anna Szyba (University of Warsaw);

Class hours (Warsaw time):
1st Weekend:
– 26.02 – 6.30pm-8.00pm
– 27.02 – 12.00pm-1.30pm; 3.00pm-4.30pm
– 28.02 – 12.00 pm -1.30 pm; 3.00 pm -4.30 pm

2nd Weekend:
– 5.03 – 6.30pm -8.00pm
– 6.03 – 12.00pm -1.30pm; 3.00pm-4.30pm
– 7.03 – 12.00pm -1.30pm; 3.00pm -4.30 pm

 

Yiddish – advanced (levels 3&4); I miss you snow [DETAILS]

teacher: Karolina Szymaniak (University of Wrocław, Jewish Historical Institute)

Class hours (Warsaw time):
1st weekend:
– 26.02 – 6.30pm-8.00pm
– 27.02 – 12.00pm-1.30pm; 3.00pm-4.30pm
– 28.02 – 12.00 pm -1.30 pm; 3.00 pm -4.30 pm

2nd Weekend:
– 5.03 – 6.30pm -8.00pm
– 6.03 – 12.00pm -1.30pm; 3.00pm-4.30pm
– 7.03 – 12.00pm -1.30pm; 3.00pm -4.30 pm

 

• workshop (3 h)

– for YIDDISH – intermediate

– 1st weekend
27.02, 6.00pm-7.30pm The reading of Yiddish manuscripts: Anna Szyba (University of Warsaw) [DETAILS] 

– 2nd weekend
6.03, 6.00pm-7.30pm Shmuel Winter about Yiddish press: Reyze Turner (Maison de la Culture Yiddish) [DETAILS]

– for YIDDISH – advanced

– 1st weekend
27.02, 6.00pm-7.30pm Shmuel Winter about Yiddish press: Reyze Turner (Maison de la Culture Yiddish)

– 2nd weekend
6.03, 6.00pm-7.30pm The reading of Yiddish manuscripts: Anna Szyba (University of Warsaw)

 

• lectures

– 26.02, 4.00pm-5.00pm – Queen Esther in Furs: Purim Balls and the Literary Imagination, led by: Sonia Gollance (University of Vienna) [in English] [DETAILS]

– 28.02, 6.00pm – “Der Dibuk” by The Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska Jewish Theater (directed by Szymon Szurmiej for Polish television in 1979)

– 5.03 5.00pm-6.00pm –Medem Sanatorium, led by: Magdalena Kozłowska (University of Warsaw) [in English]

– 7.03 5.00pm – 6.00pm – Zakopane in Yiddish literature, led by: Natalia Krynicka (Maison de la Culture Yiddish) [in Yiddish] [DETAILS]

 

Additional activities: Online screening of archival theatre plays directed for the Jewish Theater in Warsaw.

 

 ➡ SCHEDULE

LEARNING MODULES TO CHOOSE FROM:

 

1) Full seminar program: language course (at the selected level of advancement) + workshop module + lecture module

– one weekend (26-28.02)
PRICE: 100 euro, 125$

– two weekends (26-28.02 + 5-7.03)
PRICE: 200 euro, 250$

 

2) The language course only

both weekends (26-28.02 + 5-7.03)
PRICE: 130 euro, 170$

 

3) Workshop module:

both weekends (26-28.02 + 5-7.03)
PRICE: 90 euro, 86$

 

4) Lectures module:

PRICE: 7 euro/ 10$ (for 1 from 4)

 

You are required to pay in advance 30% of price within 3 labor days after the confirmation of the registration. It is understood that in case of unjustified cancellation or “no show” during the course the advance payment will not be refunded.

Rest of the payment (70%) is to be paid till 15th February 2021.

 

Bank transfer details:
Fundacja Shalom
ul. Senatorska 35
00-099 Warszawa
NIP: 526-10-26-136
Santander Bank

For USD
PL 69 1910 1123 2200 2941 2121 0002
SWIFT: WBKPPLPPXXX

For EUR
PL 42 1910 1123 2200 2941 2121 0003
SWIFT: WBKPPLPPXXX

You can pay by PayPal. Our e-mail there is: shalom@shalom.org.pl. Please add 4% for fees if you pay by PayPal. Thank you!

Deadline for submitting applications: 22 February, 2021

 

ATTENTION! The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the event in case of an insufficient number of participants.

 

Application form

 

Contact us: winterwakacjes@gmail.com