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

Blog

The Latest in Yiddish Studies in French: 2014-2015

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

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2014-2015

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

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Yiddishist Myths, and the Myth Yiddish Studies Can’t Live Without

A report from a Novem­ber con­fer­ence in War­saw Yid­dishism: Mytholo­gies and Iconographies.”

Interview

Questioning the Authentic: An Interview with Zisl Slepovitch of Litvakus

Zisl Sle­povitch of the band Lit­vakus on klezmer, gath­er­ing sto­ries, and grow­ing up in Belarus. 

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What is the Language of Contemporary Yiddish Scholarship?

At Yid­dish aca­d­e­m­ic con­fer­ences in Israel, Eng­lish is often the lan­guage of schol­ar­ship and con­ver­sa­tion. Why? 

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