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Leyenkrayz for Intermediate and Advanced

10 online sessions, Wednesdays

July 6 – September 7

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PT

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT 

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET


Leyenkrayz for Intermediate and Advanced 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 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. 


When: Wednesdays, starting on July 6, 2022, ending on September 7, 2022; from 12 p.m. PT (2 p.m. CT, 3 p.m. ET, 9 p.m. in most of Europe, 10 p.m. in Israel) to 1:00 p.m. PT.

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 

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