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.
Review of Artifacts of Orthodox Jewish Childhoods, edited by Dainy Bernstein
Review of Beyond the Synagogue by Rachel B. Gross
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