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

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A Bintl Blitz-Briv

Worthy, Esteemed Editors

Announcing our new advice column.

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The Band Community Built: Tsibele at Jalopy Theatre

Noam Green

Noam Green on Tsiblele’s radically intimate sounds, and what it means to flag Jewish

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Avant-garde Journals in geveb: A Manifesto for Yiddish Cybernetics, Part 1

Raphael Koenig and The Editors

Announcing a hybrid avant-garde academic project linking the early 20th century with the early 21st.

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Milgroym's Cultural Context

Naomi Brenner

Weimar Berlin, Yiddish art journals, editorial conflicts—Naomi Brenner explains the cultural context of the journal Milgroym.

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"They Have Their Own Language, Literally": A Review of One of Us

Shayna Weiss

Shayna Weiss reviews One of Us, a Netfix documentary directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady that follows the lives of three ex-Hasidim.

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Where Text Meets Sweat: Reading Yiddish Utopia in the Utah Landscape

Erin Faigin

Erin Faigin asks utopian questions in Clarion, Utah, the site of a former Yiddish agricultural colony.

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A Jewish Folk Poet in Texas: Chaya Rochel Andres and the Yiddish South

Josh Parshall

Writing Yiddish poems and resisting assimilation in the Dallas Arbeter Ring

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2017 AJS Conference

The Editors

Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s AJS.

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