Reviews

Review

The Place of German in the History of Jewish Nationalism: Review of German as a Jewish Problem by Marc Volovici

Ger­man as a Jew­ish Lan­guage chal­lenges the dis­tinc­tions made between Jew­ish” and non-Jew­ish” lan­guages and con­cur­rent­ly empha­sizes the per­me­abil­i­ty between dis­ci­pli­nary boundaries.

Review

Review of the Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary

A com­pre­hen­sive review of the Com­pre­hen­sive Eng­lish-Yid­dish Dic­tio­nary, includ­ing many exam­ples of entries. 

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Coordinated Movement?: Vladimir Jabotinsky and Polish Jewish Youth

Sarah Ellen Zarrow on lan­guage pol­i­tics in Jabot­inzky’s Revi­sion­ist Zionism

Review

“Falsche Juden”: A Study of Performative Identities in German Literature

Nike Thurn’s recent book explores how Jew­ish­ness is per­formed in Ger­man literature. 

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Translingualism Today: A Review of Naomi Brenner’s Lingering Bilingualism

Nao­mi Bren­ner’s new book com­pli­cates the sto­ry of the Hebrew-Yid­dish lan­guage wars” and argues that Jew­ish translin­gual­ism con­tin­ues well into the 20th century. 

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