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

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Before Birobidzhan

Yevgeniy Fiks

Yevgeniy Fiks visits Birobidzhan, and refuses nostalgia and mourning on his return.

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Diocese of Birobidzhan

Yevgeniy Fiks

Yevgeniy Fiks looks at Birobidzhan’s (Christian) present.

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Say it with In geveb

The Editors

New In geveb swag for our supporters!

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Seizing the Means of Cultural Production: Hasidic Representation in Contemporary Yiddish Media

Rose Waldman

Literary production in Yiddish is booming, but because most of it is coming from Hasidic communities, scholars often overlook it.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2017

Rachelle Grossman, Erin Faigin, Saul Noam Zaritt and Jessica Kirzane

A bibliography of the output of Yiddish scholarship published in English last year.

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Yiddish Moves

Richard J. Fein

Not a translation! An original English-language Yiddish poem.

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Long Lunches at Cafe Jerusalem

Guy Tabachnick and Emma Claire Foley

A delicious dispatch from the outskirts of Lviv.

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Sitra Achra: Shterna Goldbloom on the Ones Who Don't Follow

Diana Clarke

Shterna Goldbloom discusses photography, community, and memory. Her saturated, colorful work centers the liminal places where the holy and the marginal come together.

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A Bintl Blitz-Briv

Worthy, Esteemed Editors

Announcing our new advice column.

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