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

Interview

Sitra Achra: Shterna Goldbloom on the Ones Who Don't Follow

Diana Clarke

Shterna Goldbloom discusses photography, community, and memory. Her saturated, colorful work centers the liminal places where the holy and the marginal come together.

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A Bintl Blitz-Briv

Worthy, Esteemed Editors

Announcing our new advice column.

Blog

The Band Community Built: Tsibele at Jalopy Theatre

Noam Green

Noam Green on Tsiblele’s radically intimate sounds, and what it means to flag Jewish

Blog

Avant-garde Journals in geveb: A Manifesto for Yiddish Cybernetics, Part 1

Raphael Koenig and The Editors

Announcing a hybrid avant-garde academic project linking the early 20th century with the early 21st.

Blog

Milgroym's Cultural Context

Naomi Brenner

Weimar Berlin, Yiddish art journals, editorial conflicts—Naomi Brenner explains the cultural context of the journal Milgroym.

Blog

"They Have Their Own Language, Literally": A Review of One of Us

Shayna Weiss

Shayna Weiss reviews One of Us, a Netfix documentary directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady that follows the lives of three ex-Hasidim.

Blog

Where Text Meets Sweat: Reading Yiddish Utopia in the Utah Landscape

Erin Faigin

Erin Faigin asks utopian questions in Clarion, Utah, the site of a former Yiddish agricultural colony.

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A Jewish Folk Poet in Texas: Chaya Rochel Andres and the Yiddish South

Josh Parshall

Writing Yiddish poems and resisting assimilation in the Dallas Arbeter Ring

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