Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2024

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Texts & Translation

New Yiddish Poetry from the Israel-Gaza War

Zackary Sholem Berger, Tal Hever-Chybowski, Eli Sharfstein, Miriam Trinh, Refaat Alareer and Ber Kotlerman

Translation by Zackary Sholem Berger, A. Z. Foreman, David Forman, Jessica Kirzane and A. C. Weaver

A collection of recent Yiddish poetry published and performed in the wake of the war.


Shulamis from the Stage to the Classroom

Nahma Sandrow

Suggestions for instructors who might want to teach Shulamis (1881) by Avrom Goldfadn in their Jewish history, culture, or literature classrooms.


The Farbindungen Yiddish Studies Conference: A Collaborative Project to Share Scholarship and Create Connections

Chana Toth-Sewell, Caleb Sher, Carolyn Beard and Sophia Shoulson

The third annual Farbindungen Yiddish Studies Conference will be taking place online from February 18-19th, 2024. Organizers Carolyn Beard, Caleb Sher, and Sophia Shoulson discuss the origins of the initiative, this year’s offerings, and the future of Yiddish studies with Chana Toth-Sewell.


Tsugob: Urke Nachalnik on the Yiddish Stage

Jonah Lubin

Last spring we published Jon­ah Lubin’s overview and bibliography of “Master Criminal” Urke Nachalnik. Now, he has expanded this research to discuss how Urke Nachalnik was represented in popular Yiddish culture.


CFP: “The Yiddish Press Beyond Its Pages”: A special issue of In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies

We invite submissions to a special issue of In geveb that focus on the Yiddish press beyond the usual confines of the printed word.

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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