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


Briv funem Arkhiv: A Family Treasure, Protected at YIVO

A briv for khanike: a hand­made meno­rah — com­plete with a row of tiny chairs — and hand­made pedestal, a fam­i­ly heir­loom donat­ed to YIVO for safekeeping.


In memoriam: David Shneer z’’l

We at In geveb are deeply sad­dened by the untime­ly pass­ing of David Shneer z”l. We have gath­ered trib­utes and reflec­tions from sev­er­al who knew him well togeth­er with David’s own words from In gevebs archives in hon­or of David’s shloshim,


Community, Continuity, and Celebration: Kids and Yiddish Then and Now

Avram Mlotek shares the per­son­al, fam­i­ly, and artis­tic roots of the Folks­bi­ene’s online pan­dem­ic-era Kids and Yid­dish reunion show this spring.


Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2020 AJS Conference

Our annu­al roundup of Yid­dish at AJS for this year’s vir­tu­al con­fer­ence — includ­ing a vir­tu­al In geveb kave-sho!


How to Pick the Fictional Bubbe and Zayde Who Are Right for You

The abun­dance of eter­nal grand­par­ent” fig­ures in Jew­ish chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture begs the ques­tion: Which bubbe and zayde are right for you?


The Golden Chain: A Children's Story

An orig­i­nal chil­dren’s sto­ry cel­e­brat­ing Yid­dish-Eng­lish translation.


“The rhythm and rhyme had to leap off the page”: An Interview with Ellen Cassedy about Translating Yiddish Children’s Poetry

An inter­view with trans­la­tor Ellen Cassedy about her two trans­la­tions of Yid­dish children’s poet­ry into Eng­lish: a col­lec­tion of pre­war children’s poems for a book called Yid­dish Zoo” and a col­lec­tion of Boris Sandler’s Good Morn­ing” poems for children.


Announcing: A Focus on Children’s Literature

Over the next few months, we’ll be bring­ing you a series of posts across the blog, ped­a­gogy, and trans­la­tion sec­tions of In geveb, all with a focus on Yid­dish chil­dren’s literature.


Millennial Bundism: An Interview with Isabel Frey

Faith Hillis inter­views Vien­na-based musi­cian and activist Isabel Frey about her lat­est album, Mil­len­ni­al Bundist; the place of Yid­dish music in con­tem­po­rary left-wing pol­i­tics; and Frey’s cre­ative rewrit­ings of rev­o­lu­tion­ary anthems.