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

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What Remains Is Revolutionary: Unboxing Norma Fain Pratt’s Library

Yid­dish Book Cen­ter fel­lows Char­lotte Apter, Joseph Reis­berg, and Caleb Sher, togeth­er with bib­li­og­ra­ph­er David Mazow­er, unpacked a his­toric dona­tion of the 500 or so titles that made up Nor­ma Fain Pratt’s col­lec­tion of wom­en’s writ­ing in Yiddish.

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Moshe Rabbenu Splits the Atom: Writers of the Forverts React to the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

A dive into the pages of his­tor­i­cal Yid­dish news­pa­pers from the dawn of the nuclear age

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Announcing the 2023 Cohort of Fortunoff/In geveb Fellows

In geveb and the For­tunoff Video Archive for Holo­caust Tes­ti­monies at Yale Uni­ver­si­ty are part­ner­ing to fund mean­ing­ful schol­ar­ship and cre­ative pro­duc­tions based on the unique Yid­dish oral his­to­ries at the For­tunoff Archive.

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Ain’t No Party Like a Shnorer Party: The Wild and Short Life of a Literary Support Group

The Shnor­er Asso­ci­a­tion, also some­times known as The Shnor­er Club, spon­sored a vari­ety of cul­tur­al events in New York City from 1915 through around 1925.

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אָנקומען /Arrived/Przybyli: Searching for Love and Home in a Street Performance

Spanish/​Lithuanian artists Adri­an Schvarzstein and Jūratė Širvytė-Rukštelė deliv­ered an inter­ac­tive, dynam­ic, word­less per­for­mance, titled אָנקומען /​Arrived/​Przybyli in the Kraków Street The­atre Festival. 

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We’re Back!

Wel­come to the 2023 – 2024 pub­lish­ing year!

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Reader Favorites 2022-2023

As our pub­lish­ing year comes to a close, we’re proud to share with you a roundup of the most wide­ly-read pieces In geveb pub­lished this year.

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“We Collected Everything”: An Interview with Frieda Johles Forman

An inter­view with a pio­neer­ing Yid­dish fem­i­nist translator.

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