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

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In geveb's 120 under 120

Wel­come to In gevebs 120 under 120 list, our annu­al selec­tion of movers and shak­ers in the Yid­dish world — all of them under 120 years of age! 

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The Great Debate

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Briv funem Arkhiv: A Grave in the Baker Street Jewish Cemeteries

Michael Shapiro takes us to the Work­er’s Cir­cle sec­tion of Boston’s Bak­er Street Jew­ish Ceme­ter­ies, where he encoun­tered a mov­ing Yid­dish poem.

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Listening to Sylvia’s Children: A response to Briv funem Arkhiv: Letter from Sylvia Schneiderman to Itche Goldberg

Amye Rubin­schnei­der inter­views her moth­er and aunt in response to Josie Naron’s blog post about a let­ter from their moth­er, Rubin­schnei­der’s grand­moth­er, a teacher fired dur­ing the Red Scare.

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The Promise and Peril of Digital Research in Yiddish: An Interview with Gerben Zaagsma

Ele­na Hof­fern­berg inter­views Ger­ben Zaags­ma about his path to study­ing Yid­dish in the Span­ish Civ­il War; the poten­cy and the frus­tra­tions of dig­i­tal research; and the future of dig­i­tal stud­ies and Yiddish.

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