Jared Gimbel

Jared G.

New York, NY

About Jared G.

Background check: Last verified 10/19/2016
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Jared teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: September 2007
Last sign in: Yesterday


I am a polyglot, translator, teacher, and game designer, specializing in Scandinavian Languages, Yiddish and also a host of rarely taught languages. If you would like to learn a rarer language, such as Icelandic, Greenlandic, Breton or Tok Pisin (see my list below), it can be arranged via the site. Contact me via the question form for any subject for more details.

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Interview with Ari in Beijing, April 2017


Tour Guide / Translator
Oct 2011 - Jul 2012
Galicia Jewish Museum

Krakow, Poland

Yiddish / Hebrew / English teacher and translator. Also gave some Krakow city tours and tours of the Galicia Jewish Museum.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2011
Yiddish Farm


MA Modern Jewish Studies
Sep 2014 - Aug 2015
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
BA College of Letters, Classical Studies
Aug 2007 - May 2011
Wesleyan University

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Tok Pisin
Fluent / Native Proficiency

37 Reviews on Jared G.

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Sydney Mar 27, 2017
· Finnish · Online Jared is really very patient and helpful!
Yaniv H. Mar 2, 2017
· Yiddish · Online Jared is a super tutor in my opinion. He cares and he knows his subject well . Took my first class with him and it went great plus he makes it fun so there you go
Natalie D. Feb 16, 2017
· Hebrew · Online Jared is very professional, helpful, and humble. He definitely wants your feedback and is willing to adapt according to your request.
Yaniv H. Feb 12, 2017
· Yiddish · Online Jared is very knowledgeable, however he talks fast which just shows how smart he is. First class so far great
Kristiana B. Jan 15, 2017
· Swedish · Online Jared is a very knowledgeable teacher who works hard to make every lesson fun. He is very easy going, which makes the language learning process (and all of its inevitable mistakes) much less frightening.
Matthew C. Dec 4, 2016
· Swedish · Online Fantastic -- Jared puts you at ease. Learning via Skype was much more efficient than in a classroom.
Iris A. Nov 29, 2016
· Norwegian · Online Very positive and encouraging - I look forward to more lessons with Jared!
Jeremiah C. Nov 3, 2016
· Swedish · Online Jared did an outstanding job with my socially anxious 15-year-old. He gave a lot of feedback, was clear, and made the lesson fun.
Peter Sep 18, 2016
· Finnish · Online Jared is very knowledgeable. My only minor criticism is that because he is knowledgeable, he talks very fast, and it sometimes can be difficult to write everything down. However, this is to be expected over Skype, particularly since he cannot see when one is writing and when one is not. He also knows a lot of websites with Finnish music, vocabulary drills, grammatical explanations, and news, all of which are good study aids.
Eloise V. Sep 16, 2016
· Finnish · Online Jared gave brilliant, very easy-to-understand explanations of complicated Finnish grammar points; thank you, Jared! :)
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