Menu JTA Search

Board to Get Report on Yiddish Language

SIGN UP FOR THE JTA DAILY BRIEFING

A memorandum on the Yiddish language, its origin and present status, is being prepared by the famous Jewish philologist, Dr. Judah A. Joffe, according to an announcement by the Committee for Yiddish in the Public Schools.

The memorandum will also treat of the Yiddish theatre and literature, and, when completed, will be presented to the New York Board of Education as part of the campaign to introduce Yiddish as a subject in the high schools and junior high schools which have a large number of Jewish pupils.

The Central Committee of the Workmen’s Circle Schools, which represents thirty-odd Workmen’s Circle schools of New York, and the Teachers’ Association of the Workmen’s Circle are among the groups which have recently voted to participate in the work of the Committee for Yiddish in the Public Schools.

NEXT STORY