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Essays, interviews, listicles, podcasts, and much more, covering all aspects of Yiddish culture.

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Seizing the Means of Cultural Production: Hasidic Representation in Contemporary Yiddish Media

Lit­er­ary pro­duc­tion in Yid­dish is boom­ing, but because most of it is com­ing from Hasidic com­mu­ni­ties, schol­ars often over­look it. 

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"They Have Their Own Language, Literally": A Review of One of Us

Shay­na Weiss reviews One of Us, a Net­fix doc­u­men­tary direct­ed by Hei­di Ewing and Rachel Grady that fol­lows the lives of three ex-Hasidim. 

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Yiddish-language Feature Menashe Premieres at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival

Menashe offers an inti­mate glimpse inside Hasidic Bor­ough Park. 

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