Essays and peer-reviewed scholarship in Yiddish Studies, an interdisciplinary field that engages all aspects of Yiddish cultural production, especially in its relationship to other cultures and languages.
Molded Inexorably by the Times: Rachel Wischnitzer’s and Franzisca Baruch’s Collaboration on the Headlines of Rimon/Milgroym
Mishory examines the collaborative work of art historian Rachel Wischnitzer (1885-1989), and Jewish-German designer and typographer Franzisca Baruch (1901-1989), demonstrating that Baruch’s revival of medieval Hebrew letterforms in her work on Rimon/Milgroym and her use of fragmentation as a strategy for visual, textual, and cultural revival was in conversation with Wischnitzer’s scholarship.
Dec 10, 2019
The Lower East Side as an American Site of Memory
Review of The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Stage by Alyssa Quint
Women’s Voices from Yiddish to Polish
Labor, Love, and Life in Immigrant London
Review of A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts From the First Century to 1969
Post-philology in Old Yiddish Studies
Translated and Improved: Ilan Stavans’ On Self-Translation: Meditations on Language
Review of A Jewish Refugee in New York: Rivke Zilberg’s Journal by Kadya Molodovsky, Translated by Anita Norich
We Need to Talk about Shmuel Charney