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Breaking News: Yiddish Lives (for now) at Maryland!

Yesterday, we published a story about the final semester of Yiddish classes at the University of Maryland, College Park, and about the general decline of Jewish communal interest in academic study of Yiddish.

We have just confirmed with Director Hayim Lapin, however, that the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies there recently secured $120,000 in funding to keep Yiddish classes running through 2013. The center plans to publicize this information next week in greater detail.

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One Older Response to “Breaking News: Yiddish Lives (for now) at Maryland!”

  1. Mindle Crystel Gross
    January 29, 2011 at 9:13 am #

    GoodShabbat shalom.

    What wonderful news to read firsrt thing this morning upon awakening!

    Keep it going.

    Mindle Crystel Gross

    Yiddish translator and a graduate of the Sholem Aleykhem schools *many moons ago!)

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