Resources for Teaching about Israel/Palestine
Jessica Kirzane and Shachar Pinsker
As the war in Israel/Palestine continues to unfold, we aim to support our readers, many of whom are teachers and students of Yiddish, as they look for ways to learn about and discuss these events in mame-loshn.
Oct 25, 2023
Visions for the Lefty Queer Yiddish Future: A Conversation
freygl gertsovski, Sorke Schneider and Willow Rosenberg
Ahead of Queer Yiddish Camp and Rad Yiddish’s joint event “A Cabaret Fundraiser for a Lefty/Queer/Yiddish Future”, three co-organizers sat down to chat about what brings them to this cultural organizing work.
Nov 30, 2023
Texts & Translation
געשטאַלטן װאָס זוכן תּיקון: העלענאַ פֿראַנק
Figures in Need of Rehabilitation: Helena Frank
Translation by Aharon Varady
Aharon Varady profiles the first Yiddish-to-English translator, Helena Frank, drawing on archival sources and the translation of a tribute by Jacob Glatstein.
Nov 30, 2023
Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2023 AJS Conference
Check out the panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference.
Nov 28, 2023
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.