Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2021

Eyshe Beirich

Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, there are plenty of opportunities to improve your Yiddish this summer. There are options all over the world (and Internet), from classroom-based programs to music festivals and everything in-between—and we’ve done the research so you don’t have to.


Top Six Jewish Space Leyzers

The Editors


Loz dos folk nor vern kliger, Let the People Then Become Smarter: Students Discuss Learning Yiddish during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sarah Biskowitz

For our Loyt di studentn series, Sarah Biskowitz polled Yiddish students around the globe about their experiences learning Yiddish and building community during the pandemic.


Briv funem Arkhiv: Uriel Weinreich’s Valentine’s Card to his Future Wife, Bina Silverman

James Nadel

In time for Valentine’s Day 2021, James Nadel introduces us to Uriel Weinreich’s 1948 bilingual, multi-page, anti-Valentine’s-Day valentine to his future wife, Bina Silverman.


Loyt di lerers: Teaching Outside the University Classroom

Marianne Tatom

Marianne Tatom polled Yiddish teachers outside the university classroom about their teaching strategies and experiences teaching online during a pandemic.

Texts & Translation

די ווילדע צילקע: טייל 1

Tsilke the Wild: part 1

Zusman Segalovitsh

Translation by Daniel Kennedy

A serialized translation of Zusman Segalovitsh’s 1922 novel.
Part 1 of 18 instalments.


The Latest Yiddish Translations, 2020

Daniel Kennedy

A roundup of translations published in 2020.


Call for Participation: Which Universities Teach Yiddish?

Sarah Biskowitz and Hannah Mills

In geveb, אין געוועב, is a sub­scrip­tion-free dig­i­tal forum for the pub­li­ca­tion of peer-reviewed aca­d­e­m­ic arti­cles, the trans­la­tion and anno­ta­tion of Yid­dish texts, the exchange of ped­a­gog­i­cal mate­ri­als, and a blog of Yid­dish cul­tur­al life. 

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