Learn Yiddish Online This Fall!


טעאַטער װאַרשטאַט

Theatrical workshop facilitated by award-winning performer, director, and playwright, David Gale. Students will work with original and translated Yiddish plays in a fun and engaging setting.

The play for Fall 2021 is "Double Identity" by Miriam Hoffman

Shver tsu zayn a yid 1914

Adapted from Sholem Aleichem's Shver tsu zayn a Yid, a Yiddish 1914 comedy involving two young Russian men, Shneyerson, A Jew, and Ivanov, a Gentile. Shneyerson challenges Ivanov that he couldn't brave being a Jew in Russia. Ivanov takes on the challenge and they trade identities for a year. Will Ivonov ultimately learn it's "Hard to be a Jew?"

All are welcome! Scripts are provided in transliteration, and no previous Yiddish or performance experience is required.

Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM Eastern Time | October 5 - December 7, 2021
10 Classes | Cost: $160

For more information, please email YiddishTheatreWorkshop@gmail.com.