Hebrew and Yiddish

The Hebrew and Yiddish program at Johns Hopkins offers language instruction in Hebrew and Yiddish along with a wide range of offerings on the literature and culture of the Jewish diaspora (the Americas, Europe, Israel). Our courses count toward the undergraduate minor in Jewish Studies.

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PhD in Jewish Languages and Literatures Applications

PhD in Jewish Languages and Literatures Applications

The course of study offers training in Hebrew and Yiddish language, literature, and culture in its many transnational iterations and focuses on the modern period while attending to the long […]


Hebrew Language, Spring 2022

Hebrew Language, Spring 2022

Hebrew language will be offered on three levels in the spring semester, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. All classes are multimodal, interactive and intercultural, offering students the opportunity to hone their […]


New book by Samuel Spinner: Jewish Primitivism

New book by Samuel Spinner: Jewish Primitivism

Professor Spinner’s new book Jewish Primitivism was published by Stanford University Press in July 2021. Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Jewish writers and artists across Europe began depicting […]

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