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Essays, interviews, listicles, podcasts, and much more, covering all aspects of Yiddish culture.

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We Are More Than the Oppressions We Are Forced to Bear: On Being Queer and Jewish in Moscow

Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller reflects on oppression, solidarity, mutual prejudice, and Yevgeniy Fiks’ new book.

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Imagining a Dictionary for Solidarity: A Conversation with Artist Yevgeniy Fiks on Russian, Yiddish, and Transnational Queer Dialects

Anna Elena Torres

Anna Elena Torres talks with Yevgeniy Fiks about Internationalism, queer politics, utopias and imaginary mapping, and Soviet Yiddish.

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Di Fester Shvester review Got fun nekome (God of Vengeance)

Clare Fester and Kate Fester

Just in time for the new spring run, a review of the New Yiddish Rep’s production of Sholem Asch’s (in)famous play.

Interview

Diaspora Nationalism, Yiddish Contradiction: a conversation with Max Sparber

Diana Clarke

Max Sparber talks Wikipedia, open sourcing, exile, and contemporary white nationalism in the context of the diaspora

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Announcing: Breytbord Nayes

The Editors

All the news that isn’t fit for anyone to read, ever.

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Introducing YiddishSpa! A New Yiddish Program for Summer 2017

Dory Fox

In geveb announces the opening of a new summer sanatorium, for Yiddishists looking to improve their language skills while taking the cure.

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Yiddish Lives! Loshn of the Living Dead

Saul Noam Zaritt and The Editors

Yiddish is Dead! Yiddish is Alive! Yiddish is the Living Dead?

Interview

An Interview with Boris Sandler

Sarah Ponichtera

The longtime editor of the Yiddish Forverts and author of fourteen books spoke with Sarah Ponichtera about growing up in Soviet Moldavia, being an immigrant, and reading.

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Yiddish-language Feature Menashe Premieres at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival

Raphael Koenig

Menashe offers an intimate glimpse inside Hasidic Borough Park.

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