Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies

Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages

 

The new Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies (OCHJS), in collaboration with other institutions in Europe and elsewhere, is pleased to announce its inaugural academic year, 2021-22.

Beginning in October 2021, OSRJL will offer a range of free online language classes on eleven vernacular languages, spoken and/or written by Jews from the Middle Ages until today, taught by leading academics at universities in Europe and elsewhere.

Languages taught will include:

Judeo-Arabic

Judeo-French

Judeo-Greek

Judeo-Italian

Judeo-Neo-Aramaic

Judeo-Persian

Judeo-Tat

Judeo-Turkish

Karaim

Ladino

Yiddish

Further details, including class timetables and applications forms, can be found on the OSRJL page of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies’ website (https://www.ochjs.ac.uk/). Please send any queries and submit all application materials by email to OCHJS Academic Registrar, Ms Madeleine Trivasse, at osrjl@ochjs.ac.uk.

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