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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Intermediate Modern Yiddish (YID 102)


Varies; self-study format.

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: demonstrate understanding of Modern Yiddish; know the Hebrew alphabet; read simple texts; conjugate common verbs in the present tense; know and apply basic rules as to how person and gender impact nouns, verbs, and adjectives; master a basic vocabulary of approximately 300 words; demonstrate familiarity with direct objects; interrogatives; prepositions; adverbs; pronouns; and stative verbs.


Major topics include: the Hebrew alphabet; common nouns and verbs; noun-verb agreement; adjectives; adjective-noun agreement; adverbs; pronouns; prepositions; definite article; direct objects; stative verbs; and other topics.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Yiddish or Language (8/21).