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In Edenia, a City of the Future

Yevgeniy Fiks

Yevgeniy Fiks and Larissa Babji invited artists to engage with Kalman Zingman’s 1918 Yiddish-language utopian novella In der tsukunft-shtot edenia (In Edenia, a City of the Future), published in Kharkiv, Ukraine. They displayed the results in an exhibition at Yermilov Center in Kharkiv, Ukraine in June 2017. Here they discuss the novel, the process that led to the exhibition, and the political and social realities that their project sought to address.

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לויט די לייענערס | Readers Respond

The Editors

This summer we conducted a survey of our readers to find out how you think we’re doing, here’s what we learned.

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This Year's Reader Favorites

The Editors

The top ten most popular things we published this year.

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Reader Survey

The Editors

Calling all readers! We want to hear what you think.

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Speaking of Sutzkever: On Yiddish in Scandinavia

Jan Schwarz

New research and translation of Avrom Sutzkever’s work leads to a multilingual, multinational convening of Yiddishists in Copenhagen, Denmark and in Lund, Sweden.

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Playlisticle: Yiddish Orality in an Age of Digital Reproduction

David G. Roskies

A playlisticle of Yiddish speech acts available in digital formats.

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Milgroym and Rimon, Fraternal Twins

Naomi Brenner

A comparison of the Yiddish journal Milgroym and its Hebrew counterpart Rimon, both published in Berlin in the mid-1920s.

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