Essays, interviews, listicles, podcasts, and much more, covering all aspects of Yiddish culture.
Communicating Jewish History in Poland Today
The Latest Yiddish Translations, 2018
Maia Evrona, Jessica Kirzane and Daniel Kennedy
Support In geveb in 2018
"Himl un Erd: Artifacts, Imagination, and Speculative Russian Jewish Pasts and Futures"
When the Stakes Were High and the Odds Were Low: On seeking publication and combing the archive
Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2018 AJS Conference
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.
Nov 30, 2018
Translated and Improved: Yiddish Pop Culture in Israel
In Edenia, a City of the Future
Yevgeniy Fiks and Larissa Babji invited artists to engage with Kalman Zingman’s 1918 Yiddish-language utopian novella In der tsukunft-shtot edenia (In Edenia, a City of the Future), published in Kharkiv, Ukraine. They displayed the results in an exhibition at Yermilov Center in Kharkiv, Ukraine in June 2017. Here they discuss the novel, the process that led to the exhibition, and the political and social realities that their project sought to address.
Nov 01, 2018
Weaving in Yiddish: An Interview with Michael Bass and Berit Engen on Yiddish Community and Creativity in Oak Park, IL