About In geveb


In geveb aims to be a central address for the study of all things Yiddish—the focal point for discussions of Yiddish literature, language, and culture, and 
the home for the next generation of Yiddish scholarship. In geveb, which in Yiddish means “in web,” will catalyze and renew dialogue between scholars around the world about Yiddish culture, weaving together the voices and texts of Yiddish’s past, present, and future.

In geveb is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a subscription-free digital journal. This means that all content is freely available without charge to the reader when used for scholarly and educational purposes. However, given the complex nature of copyright surrounding the archiving and digitization of Yiddish texts, a given post on In geveb may be governed by a web of permissions and rights. Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in quoting or republishing any of the material published on In geveb.

In geveb is indexed on RAMBI and on the Road Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources. Our ISSN number is: 2381-5973.

Click here to learn more about the beginnings of In geveb from its founding editors Eitan Kensky and Saul Zaritt.

Editorial Board


Madeleine Cohen

Harvard University

Managing Editors

Diana Clarke

Independent Journalist

Daniel Kennedy

Independent Translator

Jessica Kirzane

Columbia University

Peer Review Editor

Sunny Yudkoff

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Editor

Ze'ev Duckworth

Independent Translator

Senior Editor

Saul Noam Zaritt

Harvard University

Editorial Board

Sandra Fox

New York University

Stefanie Halpern

Jewish Theological Seminary

Alexandra Hoffman

University of Toronto

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Western Washington University

Raphael Koenig

Harvard University

Eliezer Niborski

Index to Yiddish Periodicals

Hannah Pollin-Galay

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Sarah Ponichtera

YIVO Institute

Sebastian Schulman


Samuel Spinner

Johns Hopkins University

Margot Valles

Michigan State University

Rachel Wamsley

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Joshua Price

Columbia University

Senior Advisor

David G. Roskies

The Jewish Theological Seminary, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


In geveb has received generous support from: