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Sunday, February 15 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Subconscious Yiddish Issues

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A close reading of articles about Yiddish from the American media reveals a deeper subtext about the complex psychological relationship of Jews to their past. Join us as we explore recurring themes in various articles about Yiddish and what they tell us about unresolved issues in the modern Jewish psyche. This session includes chavrusa (Jewish peer learning), a moderated discussion, and frontal instruction.


Naftali Ejdelman

A native Yiddish speaker and lifelong Yiddish teacher, Naftali Ejdelman is the founder and president of the Yiddish Farm Education Center, an educational organic farm that teaches Yiddish through language immersion programs. He has appeared in the Jewish Week's 36 Under 36 and participated in the PresenTense Community Entrepeneur Partnership as well as the ROI Global Community of Jewish Innovators. He is an experienced teacher of Yiddish... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 12:00pm - 1:15pm

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