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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.

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Review of Dovid Bergelson's "Die Welt möge Zeuge sein": Erzählungen

This col­lec­tion of trans­lat­ed sto­ries presents a new side of David Bergel­son to Ger­man readers. 

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Review of Moyshe Kulbak's Ale lider un poemen, edited by Siarhej Šupa

In two vol­umes, Siarhej Šupa brings Moyshe Kul­bak’s com­plete poet­ry to read­ers in the Yid­dish orig­i­nal, Belaru­sian trans­la­tion, and Latin transliteration.

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Review of Montage: Works by Debora Vogel, trans. Lyubas

This small hard­cov­er book is a per­fect gem for those who want to intro­duce them­selves to Vogel’s poetry.

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Review of Shira Gorshman's Meant to Be, translated by Faith Jones

This is the first book-length col­lec­tion of Gorshman’s work to be trans­lat­ed into Eng­lish, with only a hand­ful of sto­ries elsewhere.

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Review of Miriam Karpilove's A Provincial Newspaper and Other Stories, translated by Jessica Kirzane

The women in A Provin­cial News­pa­per and Oth­er Sto­ries are com­plex, mul­ti­fac­eted char­ac­ters, and they do not uni­form­ly fix­ate on love.

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Review of From the Jewish Provinces by Fradl Shtok, translated by Jordan D. Finkin and Allison Schachter

From the Jew­ish Provinces is a valu­able and high­ly read­able addi­tion to Yid­dish lit­er­a­ture in translation.

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