Shtetl Scene by the Forward

All YIVO online classes are now free of charge

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As COVID-19 continues to affect individuals and societies around the world, the YIVO Institute for Jewish research has decided to offer all its online courses free of charge.

“YIVO wants to help keep our spirits lifted and provide content to sustain our minds and souls,” said Jonathan Brent, YIVO’s Executive Director and CEO.


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The courses, part of YIVO’s Shine Online Educational Series, include:

To register for any of the free Shine online courses click here.

The public is also encouraged to take advantage of YIVO’s other free online resources:

All YIVO online classes are now free of charge

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