Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2019 AJS Conference
Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference.
Dec 04, 2019
Transmission: In geveb Pencils in/as Art!
Artist and In geveb supporter Samantha Wood incorporated In geveb pencils into a work of art now on display as part of an art show at The Art Garden in Shelburne Falls, Mass.
Dec 02, 2019
5 Reasons to Support In geveb This Giving Tuesday
In geveb is the ONLY open-access digital Yiddish studies journal around, and we depend on our community of readers like you for support. Can you chip in to help build the online home for Yiddish studies?
Dec 02, 2019
Review of The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Stage by Alyssa Quint
The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Stage is a monumental work that tells the story of Avrom Goldfaden, Yiddish theater’s most central, confounding, and enigmatic figure while also situating it in the context of Yiddish theater’s initial development.
Nov 25, 2019
Briv funem Arkhiv: Vella Grade, Fruit and Vegetable Seller
Saulė Valiūnaitė finds Chaim Grade’s mother Vella listed as a fruit and vegetable seller in interwar Vilna, just as Grade movingly depicts her in his memoir.
Nov 22, 2019
Women’s Voices from Yiddish to Polish
Kremer reviews two new volumes dealing with Yiddish poetry, both published in Poland in 2018, which focus on the work of women poets.
Nov 17, 2019
Briv funem Arkhiv: A Book Receipt Issued to Martin Buber, 1915
Sam Berrin Shonkoff
Sam Shonkoff shares a receipt issued to Martin Buber for his purchase of thirty-three Hasidic volumes to be shipped from Przemyśl, Galicia, to his current home in Berlin, in October 1915 — in the midst of World War I and a turbulent year for Przemyśl’s Jews.
Nov 14, 2019
On Literary Translation
Adriana X. Jacobs
Adriana X. Jacobs on her commitment to literary translation.
Nov 12, 2019
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.