Hebrew and Yiddish News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


PhD in Jewish Languages and Literatures

The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins is now accepting applications for a fully-funded PhD program in Jewish Languages and Literatures.  […]


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 […]


Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Conference, Nov 11. – Nov. 12

Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Conference, Nov 11. – Nov. 12

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program presents the 15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Nov 11. – Nov. 12. All sessions will take place at the […]