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Yiddish Minor

Students focus on the Yiddish language and explore its culture by combining language instruction with cultural immersion.  Students will progress to a high level of fluency by examining Yiddish literary and historical texts, folklore, films, children's literature, and music.



  • 2nd term Yiddish or the equivalent  (YIDDISH 102)


  • 15 Credits
  • At least three (3) of the courses must be taken at the U-M Ann Arbor campus
  • 4th Term Yiddish (YIDDISH 202 or equivalent)
  • 9 additional credits from approved courses; 3 credits must be at the 300 level or above.


Please enjoy our YouTube video of our Yiddish students singing Harshl.