Tanya Yakovleva

Mondays, starting on October 24, ending on December 26, 2022

 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PT

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET

10 sessions in total,

Online via Zoom


Leyenkrayz for

Intermediate and

Advanced Students

with Tanya Yakovleva

In this course conducted entirely in Yiddish, students of intermediate II level will practice reading and translating skills without judgment and comparisons. We will continue to read and translate Itsik Manger’s satirical novel Di vunderlekhe lebns-bashraybung fun Shmuel-Abe Abervo (Dos bukh fun gan-eydn) /The Amazing Life Story of Shmuel-Abe Abervo (The Book of the Garden of Eden) written in 1939. You will learn a new vocabulary and have an understanding of the Yiddish history and culture.

Where: on Zoom

Tuition: $230 all 10 weeks or $25 for a 60-minute online class.
Early Bird (before June 15): $180 all 10 weeks or $20 for a 60-minute online class.
Students: $180 all 10 weeks or $20 for a 60-minute online class.

Instructor: Tanya Yakovleva
Tanya studied Comparative Literature, Classical, Slavic, Jewish, and Media Studies at the universities of Kharkiv, Regensburg, Bari, and San Diego. She received her PhD in Slavic and Jewish Studies from the University of Regensburg in 2019 and since then she has been teaching for YAAANA.