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

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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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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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