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The Lonely Hero Needs Reanimating: Poems by Yisroel Nekrasov | רעאַנימאַטאָרן קענען אַלץ: לידער פֿון ישׂראל נעקראַסאָוו

Zackary Sholem Berger

A new book of contemporary Yiddish poetry from the Russian writer Yisroel Nekrasov considers murder, reanimation, the geography of time, and the long work of mourning.

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“What a ‘Medina’ is Amerikay”: Postvernacular Yiddish in Nineteenth-Century America

Shari Rabin

In mid-nineteenth century America, early use of postvernacular Yiddish helped Jews locate themselves in the culture.

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Dem emes gezogt | דעם אמת געזאָגט: A Letter from the Editors

The Editors

Thoughts for a new academic year and changes behind the scenes at In geveb

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"Are We Normal?": Mail from Isaac Bashevis Singer's Fans

Danielle Winter

A librarian discovers that Isaac Bashevis Singer’s fans wrote letters as compelling as the novels they loved.

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Searching for Ashkenaz

Ross Perlin

Ashkenaz, the undiscovered country, lies just north of nowhere and a little west of wherever we want it to be.

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Embracing the Multiple: A Conversation with Zohar Weiman-Kelman

Temim Fruchter

Zohar Weiman-Kelman on the intersections of Yiddish, translation, and the erotic.

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Jews in the Archives: A Conversation with Gennady Estraikh

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Gennady Estraikh speaks with Managing Editor Sarah Ellen Zarrow about the groundbreaking project “A Comprehensive History of the Jews of the Soviet Union,” a seven-year initiative led by researchers in NYU’s Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in French: 2014-2015

Raphael Koenig and Naomi Nicolas Kaufman

A bibliography of scholarly works in Yiddish Studies published in French over the last two years.

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