Yiddish 101

Top Resources for Learning Yiddish

Learn Yiddish with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Yiddish.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Yiddish with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Yiddish language

Free Courses

Amazon - Yiddish language learning materials

Phrases

Surface Languages - Basic Yiddish phrases with audio

Dictionaries and Translation

Google Translate - Translate to and from Yiddish

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Yiddish words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Yiddish grammar
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Yiddish vocabulary

Video

YouTube - Search videos for learning Yiddish

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Yiddish language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/yiddish subreddit for learning Yiddish

Books

Children's Library - Children's books in Yiddish

News

Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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