Essays, interviews, listicles, podcasts, and much more, covering all aspects of Yiddish culture.
The YIVO Layoffs and the State of the Field: A Roundup of Perspectives and Call for Submissions
Briv funem Arkhiv: An Appeal From Buczacz, 1935
Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays: An Interview with Goldie Morgentaler
Matthew Johnson and Corbin Allardice
Briv funem Arkhiv: 1987 Poster Announcing Pilgrimages to Lezajsk (Lizhensk)
Vilner Yidishistn in Their Natural Habitat
Rediscovering Radical Rabbi Abraham Bick at the Site of the Former Institut far Yidisher Bildung
Briv funem Arkhiv: Di Korbones fun "Vaysn Sam"
This 1939 article and photograph in a Warsaw Yiddish weekly — depicting “a typical female cocaine addict [kokainistke] with a crazed expression in the eyes,” according to the caption — point to the spread of recreational drug use within the Jewish community and its emergence as a subject of interest in the Yiddish press.
Jan 10, 2020
Announcing: Intensive Workshop on Reading Handwritten Yiddish
The 2087th Question or When Silence Is the Only Answer