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Call For Papers: Yiddish and the Transnational in Latin America

The Editors

Abstracts are due by May 1, 2019 for a special issue of In geveb devoted to the subject of Yiddish and the Transnational in Latin America.

Blog

Another ‘Tradition Omission’: Reconsidering Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Shaina Hammerman

Fiddler’s Yiddish translation merits discussion in The New York Times, not as history or metaphor, but as a window into how Jews tell stories about themselves.

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide to Erotic Yiddish Poetry

Jessica Kirzane

This teaching guide offers suggestions and reflections from several scholars about teaching erotic Yiddish poetry.

Text & Translation

ייִדישיסטן

Yiddishists

Der Tunkeler

Translation by Ri J. Turner

A humoristic monologue from Der Tunkeler about Yiddishism.

Blog

New Yiddish Productions on Broadway

We’re restoring some Broadway musicals to their intended Yiddish originals.

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