Articles

Essays and peer-reviewed scholarship in Yiddish Studies, an interdisciplinary field that engages all aspects of Yiddish cultural production, especially in its relationship to other cultures and languages.

Click here for a separate listing of open-access, peer-reviewed articles.

Article

A Linguistic Bridge Between Alienation and Intimacy: Chabad’s Theorization of Yiddish in Historical and Cultural Perspective

Yid­dish has always been the orac­u­lar main­stay of Chabad’s intel­lec­tu­al and spir­i­tu­al trajectory.

Review

Birnbaum and the Distortions of Polemic

A review of the new edi­tion of S. A. Birn­baum’s Yid­dish: A Sur­vey and a Grammar

Review

The New Yiddish Dialectology: A Review of Alexander Beider's The Origins of Yiddish Dialects

Leyz­er Burko reviews Alexan­der Bei­der’s recent mon­u­men­tal vol­ume on the ori­gins of Yid­dish dialects.

SIGN UP FOR OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER