First Online Yiddish Courses Offered

Source: The Dallas Morning News

On August 18, 2001, The Dallas Morning News reported that “Florida International University is…offering the first-ever Yiddish courses online. Sponsored by a local Jewish cultural center, the courses are helping revive the millenium-old language…Yiddish was the common tongue for Eastern Europeen Jews…Its use dwindled last century due to cultural assimilation and the Holocaust…For more information, see www.yiddishculture.org/dtfl.html.”