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Courses by instructor: Jon Levitow

Jon Levitow

Jon LevitowJon Levitow currently teaches Yiddish at Stanford and at UC Santa Cruz. He received a Ph.D. in English literature from Princeton and a BA from Stanford. He has studied Yiddish at the Los Angeles Arbeter Ring (Workmen's Circle) and at the California Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language's intensive language program, where he has also served as an instructor. He is a graduate of the Uriel Weinreich Yiddish Program at NYU and has published English translations of works by Yiddish poets Yisroel Shtern, Aaron Zeitlin, and Yosl Birstein.