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

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An Idiosyncratic Round-Up of Yiddish Poetry in 2018

Zackary Sholem Berger

A list of all Yiddish books of poetry published in 2018, sorted alphabetically by the author’s last name, together with my individual idiosyncratic impressions about what this book tells us about Yiddish poetry today.

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The Shtetl Neukoelln Festival Brings Yiddishland to Berlin

Ekaterina Kuznetsova

Klezmer singers and musicians gather in Berlin to make joyous new sound together.

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Introducing Jonah Lubin, Editorial Intern

Jonah Lubin

Introducing the newest member of our editorial staff!

Interview

Communicating Jewish History in Poland Today

Madeleine Cohen

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews was decades in the making and now tells the thousand year history of Polish Jews in the old heart of Jewish Warsaw.

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The Latest Yiddish Translations, 2018

Maia Evrona, Jessica Kirzane and Daniel Kennedy

A roundup of translations published in 2018.

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Support In geveb in 2018

The Editors

In geveb relies on the support of our readers, please consider donating.

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"Himl un Erd: Artifacts, Imagination, and Speculative Russian Jewish Pasts and Futures"

Yaakov Lipsker

Lipsker reviews Yevgeniy Fiks’s exhibition Himl un Erd, a project that boldly probes the connections between Russian-Jewish history and the Soviet space-exploration projects.

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When the Stakes Were High and the Odds Were Low: On seeking publication and combing the archive

Shoshana Olidort

On taking revenge against negligent editors in the archive.

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2018 AJS Conference

The Editors

Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference.

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Feminist Dybbuks in Melbourne: Possession, Desire and Voice

Nicola Menser Hearn

In August 2018, Australian theatre maker and director Samara Hersch, along with Chamber Made, a company operating at the ‘nexus of contemporary performance, music and sound’, presented Dybbuks – a production in three acts exploring ideas of possession; of women being with the dead; of desire, ritual, and voice. Here, Nicola Menser Hearn reviews the production and discusses it with Hersch.


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