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In geveb is seeking a Peer Review Editorial Associate

The Editors

In geveb is seeking to hire a Peer Review Editorial Associate for the 2022-2023 academic year. This new member of our editorial team who will take an active role in the collaborative work of the journal.

Texts & Translation

An Excerpt from Vetinok Lelamdo Sefer

Katle Kanye

Translation by Daniel A. Kipnis

An excerpt about hasidic yeshiva education and secular studies from Katle Kanye’s Vetinok Lelamdo Sefer.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2021

The Editors

The 2021 installment of our annual effort to gather together the latest publications relevant to Yiddish Studies in English.

Blog

Theater Review: Di Yiddishe Vayb

Dylan Seders Hoffman

Dylan Seders Hoffman reviews Di Yiddishe Vayb (“The Jewish Wife”), a new play created and directed by New Orleans-based artist Rachel Lee and performed at the BorderLight Fringe Festival in Cleveland, Ohio in July 2021.

Texts & Translation

ממעמקים

From the Depths

Chava Rosenfarb

Translation by Hannah Pollin-Galay

A sonorous translation of a poem about the Lodz ghetto by Chava Rosenfarb.

Pedagogy

Thc Comet at the End of the World: An Online, Immersive, Conversational Lesson Plan about “Current Events” Using Digitized Yiddish Press Materials

Ri J. Turner

Ri Turner shares the materials from a session for intermediate students over Zoon on astronomy reportage in the Yiddish press, which can serve as an example of how to identify digitized historical Yiddish materials around a particular theme, repackage them in a format that is accessible to intermediate students, and use them in an online teaching context to generate a conversation that is both historically rooted and contemporarily relevant.

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How to Suppress Tea Arciszewska’s Writing: A Case Study

Sonia Gollance

Faith Jones’ analysis of the strategies used to suppress Yiddish women’s writing (based on Joanna Russ’s 1983 essay) help us understand the ways that Tea Arciszewska’s male contemporaries all too often belittled and dismissed her contributions.

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Beyond the Theater of Memory: Reflections on Yiddish Singing in the German-Speaking World

Isabel Frey

Isabel Frey reflects on the challenges and possibilities of performing Yiddish music as a Jewish performer in Germany and Austria beyond the insulated Berlin klezmer scene.

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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