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

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Yiddish Studies in Russian: 2014–2019

An anno­tat­ed bib­li­og­ra­phy of Yid­dish Stud­ies schol­ar­ship pub­lished in Rus­sia between 2014 and 2019.

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Briv funem Arkhiv: A Haphazard Yiddish Invoice from the Musterverk Series

Rachelle Gross­man digs up a reveal­ing cler­i­cal mix-up in the dis­tri­b­u­tion of Shmuel Rol­lan­sky’s 100-vol­ume Muster­verk series — a moment both fun­ny and trag­ic at the end of the series’ long run.

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Moscow’s Yiddish Center: An Interview with Lyubov Lavrova and Olga Vinogradova

Tova Ben­jamin, Lyubov Lavro­va, and Olga Vino­grado­va dis­cuss Yid­dish in Moscow, includ­ing the Jew­ish Muse­um in Moscow, orga­niz­ing a leyen krayz, and con­tem­po­rary Yid­dish cul­ture in Moscow.

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Translating and Teaching Yiddish Prose by Women

It is time to stop lament­ing the pauci­ty of avail­able Yid­dish prose works by women and, instead, to trans­late more and to use the wealth of mate­r­i­al that is already available.

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The State of Yiddish Studies in China

This piece is offers a broad por­trait of the state of Yid­dish Stud­ies in Chi­na today, includ­ing its role in the small but grow­ing field of Jew­ish Stud­ies in China.

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Berlin Yiddish Society Column: Sutzkever's Yortsayt

Jan­u­ary 19th, 2020. A small gallery in Berlin’s Kreuzberg dis­trict is crowd­ed and abuzz to hon­or the tenth anniver­sary of the death of Avrom Sutzkev­er with poet­ry, music, and visu­al art.

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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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