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Yiddish Classes Continue April 23

Friday, April 14, 2017

Temple Israel of Greenfield continues its 11th season of Yiddish classes, "What Yiddish Tells Us about Being Jewish," Sunday morning, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Classes are scheduled for April 23rd and May 7 and 14. You can drop in any time. The class is taught by Yosl Kurland. Classes focus on the relationship between the Yiddish language and Jewish religion, culture, and philosophy and are designed to accomodate students with some, little, or no familiarity with the language. Interested teenagers are welcome. Suggested tutition: $15 per session or $75 for the series for Temple Israel members; $20 per session or $100 for the series for non-members. Or pay what you can; no one will be turned away. Kurland studied Yiddish at the Columbia University/YIVO summer program and at UMASS Amherst. Temple Israel is at 27 Pierce Street.