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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2023

Elena Hoffenberg

INTRODUCTION

We present the lat­est install­ment in In gevebs annu­al effort to gath­er pub­li­ca­tions rel­e­vant to Yid­dish stud­ies in Eng­lish from the past cal­en­dar year. Col­lect­ing these mate­ri­als draws atten­tion to the lat­est schol­ar­ship in our field(s), under­scor­ing growth in inter­est in Yid­dish and trac­ing trends in schol­ar­ship. This list is orga­nized by for­mat in the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories: books, book chap­ters, spe­cial issues, jour­nal arti­cles, and dis­ser­ta­tions. Each entry is fol­lowed by a link to access the mate­r­i­al online.

If you are inter­est­ed in com­pil­ing a sim­i­lar list for schol­ar­ship pub­lished in anoth­er lan­guage, we encour­age you to reach out to us. Please also con­tact us if you have any sug­ges­tions for addi­tions to the cur­rent bibliography.

Books

Book Chap­ters

Spe­cial Issues

Arti­cles

Dis­ser­ta­tions

Books


Boyarin, Daniel. The No-State Solution: A Jewish Manifesto. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.12987/97803....

Brinn, Ayelet. A Revolution in Type: Gender and the Making of the American Yiddish Press. New York: New York University Press, 2023. https://nyupress.org/978147981....

Caplan, Debra and Rachel Merrill Moss, editors. The Dybbuk Century: The Jewish Play That Possessed the World. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/pub/166/o....

Cohen, Nathan. Yiddish Transformed: Reading Habits in the Russian Empire, 1860-1914. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978180....

Corne, Jonah and Monika Vrečar. Yiddish Cinema: The Drama of Troubled Communication. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2023. https://sunypress.edu/Books/Y/....

Dekiert, Dariusz, Irmina Gadowska, and Krystyna Radziszewska. “Enchanted we whirl in the dance of youth”: The Jewish Avant-Garde in Łódź and the Artist Books of Farlag Achrid, 1921. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2023. https://www.harrassowitz-verla....

Estraikh, Gennady. The History of Birobidzhan: Building a Soviet Jewish Homeland in Siberia. London: Bloomsbury, 2023. https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/....

Fowler, Mayhill C. Beau Monde on Empire’s Edge: State and Stage in Soviet Ukraine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2023. https://utorontopress.com/9781....

Fox, Sandra. The Jews of Summer: Summer Camp and Jewish Culture in Postwar America. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2023. https://www.sup.org/books/titl....

Frank, Meryl. Unearthed: A Lost Actress, a Forbidden Book, and a Search for Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust. New York: Hachette Books, 2023. https://www.hachettebookgroup.....

Geller, Ewa, Michał Gajek, and Agata Reibach. Yiddish as a Mixed Language: Yiddish-Slavic Language Contact and Its Linguistic Outcome. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1163/978900....

Goldberg, Halina and Sinkoff, Nancy, editors. Polish Jewish Culture Beyond the Capital: Centering the Periphery. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.36019/97819....

Goldberg, Yaniv and Noga Levine Keini. The Yiddish Stage in Its Psychological and Juristic Aspects. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2023.
https://www.cambridgescholars.....

Jelen, Sheila E. Israeli Salvage Poetics. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2023. https://www.wsupress.wayne.edu....

Jelen, Sheila E. Salvage Poetics: Post-Holocaust American Jewish Folk Ethnographies. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2023. https://www.wsupress.wayne.edu....

Jelen, Sheila E., Jeffrey Sacks, and Wendy Zierler, editors. Building a City: Writings on Agnon's Buczacz in Memory of Alan Mintz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1146....

Kimchi, Rami. Israeli Bourekas Films: Their Origins and Legacy. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1120....

Kiss, Yudit. More Nights than Days: A Survey of Writings of Child Genocide Survivors. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978963....

Kopchenova, Irina and Mikhail Krutikov, editors. The Belarusian Shtetl: History and Memory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2023. muse.jhu.edu/book/112705.

Landmann, Julia. The Dynamic Lexicon of English. Leiden: Brill, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1163/978900....

Mahalel, Adi. The Radical Isaac: I. L. Peretz and the Rise of Jewish Socialism. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2023. https://sunypress.edu/Books/T/....

Margolis, Rebecca. Yiddish Lives On: Strategies of Language Transmission. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978022....

Mogilner, Marina B. Jews, Race, and the Politics of Difference: The Case of Vladimir Jabotinsky against the Russian Empire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1121....

Murav, Harriet L., Gennady Estraikh, and Myroslav Shkandrij, editors. Building Modern Jewish Culture: The Yiddish Kultur-Lige. Oxford: Legenda, 2023. https://www.mhra.org.uk/public....

Nakhimovsky, Alice. The Dream of Social Justice and Bad Moral Luck: Eight Jewish Lives under Stalin. Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/979888....

Neuberg, Simon and Diana Matut, editors. Worlds of Old Yiddish Literature. Oxford: Legenda, 2023. https://www.mhra.org.uk/public....

Nowak, Anja. Violent Space: The Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1142....

Quint, Alyssa and Amanda Miryem-Khaye Siegel, editors. Women on the Yiddish Stage. Oxford: Legenda, 2023. https://www.mhra.org.uk/public...

Schäfer, Lea. Syn­tax and Mor­phol­o­gy of Yid­dish Dialects: Find­ings from the Lan­guage and Cul­ture Archive of Ashke­naz­ic Jew­ry. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2023. https://www.nomos-shop.de/en/o....

Simon, Amy. Emotions in Yiddish Ghetto Diaries: Encountering Persecutors and Questioning Humanity. New York: Routledge, 2023. https://www.routledge.com/Emot...

Smola, Klavdia. Reinventing Tradition: Russian-Jewish Literature between Soviet Underground and Post-Soviet Deconstruction. Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2023. https://www.academicstudiespre....

Sperber, Haim. The Plight of Jewish Deserted Wives, 1851-1900: A Social History of East European Agunah. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv3....

Sperber, Haim. A Social History Database of East European Jewish Deserted Wives, 1851-1900. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv3....

Stern, Seth. Speaking Yiddish to Chickens: Holocaust Survivors on South Jersey Poultry Farms. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.36019/97819....

Tokarska-Bakir, Joanna. Cursed: A Social Portrait of the Kielce Pogrom. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978150....

Voß, Rebekka. Sons of Saviors: The Red Jews in Yiddish Literature. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2023. https://www.pennpress.org/9781....

Żurek, Sławomir Jacek. Polish Jewish Re-Remembering: Studies—Sketches—Interpretations. Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/979888....


Book Chapters


Aptroot, Marion. "Fables in Yiddish Literature." In Fables in Jewish Culture: The Jon A. Lindseth Collection, edited by Emile Schrijver and Lies Meiboom, 45-53. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978150....

Bernuth, Ruth von. "A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed? Friendship, Love, and Loyalty in the Yiddish Seven Sages of Rome." In Medieval and Early Modern Jewish Romance, edited by Caroline Gruenbaum and Annegret Oehme, 129-152. York: Arc Humanities Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978180...

Bloome, David. "Yedes Vort Oyf Zayn Ort (Every Word in Its Place)." In Leaders in English Language Arts Education Research: Intellectual Self-Portraits, edited by JuliAnna Ávila, 50-60. Leiden: Brill, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1163/978900....

Brinn, Ayelet. “Translation, Politics, Pragmatism, and the American Yiddish Press.” In With Freedom in Our Ears: Histories of Jewish Anarchism, edited by Anna Elena Torres and Kenyon Zimmer, 110-130. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2023. https://www.press.uillinois.ed....

Cohen, Stephen M. “Leybl Botwinik’s Di Geheyme Shlikhes: A Groundbreaking Yiddish Science-Fiction Novel.” In Jewish Fantasy Worldwide: Trends in Speculative Stories from Australia to Chile, edited by Valerie Estelle Frankel, 101-120. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2023. https://rowman.com/ISBN/978166....

Dukhan, Igor. “Perplexed Contemporaneity. El Lissitzky’s Contributions to Yiddish and Avant-Garde Periodicals in Germany, 1921-1925.” In On the Transcultural Nature of Jewish Periodicals, edited by Susanne Marten-Finnis and Michael Nagel, 147-162. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2023. https://www.mohrsiebeck.com/en....

Elior, Rachel. "Women Writers in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in Yiddish-Speaking Ashkenazi Society" In The Unknown History of Jewish Women Through the Ages: On Learning and Illiteracy: On Slavery and Liberty, 657-666. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978311....

Goyens, Tom. “Johann Most and Yiddish Anarchism, 1876-1906.” In With Freedom in Our Ears: Histories of Jewish Anarchism, edited by Anna Elena Torres and Kenyon Zimmer, 21–42. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2023. https://www.press.uillinois.ed...

Grafen, Alex. “The Jewish East End and Modernism.” In The Edinburgh Companion to Modernism, Myth and Religion, edited by Suzanne Hobson and Andrew Radford, 100–118. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2023. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1....

Hahamovitsh, Renny. “The Storm of Revolution: The Fraye arbiter shtime Reports on the Russian Revolution of 1905.” In With Freedom in Our Ears: Histories of Jewish Anarchism, edited by Anna Elena Torres and Kenyon Zimmer, 151-172. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2023. https://www.press.uillinois.ed....

Hever-Chybowski, Tal. "’Memories in the Nights of Despair’: Jussuf Abbo in Berlin’s Yiddish Literature of the 1920s." In Arab Berlin: Dynamics of Transformation, edited by Hanan Badr and Nahed Samour, 239-248. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978383....

Hodge, Freda. “Using Yiddish Sources in Studying the Holocaust.” In Sources for Studying the Holocaust, edited by Paul R. Partrop. New York: Routledge, 2023. https://www.routledge.com/Sour....

Hunyadi, Binyamin. “Political Satire in the Yiddish Anarchist Press, 1890–1918.” In With Freedom in Our Ears: Histories of Jewish Anarchism, edited by Anna Elena Torres and Kenyon Zimmer, 43-64. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2023. https://www.press.uillinois.ed....

Jahns, Esther. "Positioning in the Community: The Interplay of Language, Nationality and Religion for Jewish Speakers in Berlin." In Religious and National Discourses: Contradictory Belonging, Minorities, Marginality and Centrality, edited by Hanna Acke, Silvia Bonacchi, Charlotta Seiler Brylla and Ingo H. Warnke, 83-102. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978311....

Johnson, Matthew. “Glikl’s Circulation. Editing, Translating, and Value.” In Der Wert der literarischen Zirkulation / The Value of Literary Circulation, edited by Michael Gamper, Jutta Müller-Tamm, David Wachter, and Jasmin Wrobel, 291-309. Berlin: J.B. Metzler, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-....

Kalman, Jason. "Receptions of Job in Medieval Jewish Life." In The Many Faces of Job, edited by Choon-Leong Seow, 135-164. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978311....

Khiterer, Victoria. “Kyiv as a Center of Soviet Jewish Culture in the 1920s–1930s” In Jews and Urban Life, edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon, 139-160. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1208....

Lembke, Astrid. "Stealing Back One’s Husband: The Yiddish Mayse mi-Danzek in the Context of Early Modern German Cross-Dressing Narratives." In Medieval and Early Modern Jewish Romance, edited by Caroline Gruenbaum and Annegret Oehme, 153-170. York: Arc Humanities Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978180....

Levenson, Alan. “The Cosmopolitan Jewish City: A Typology.” In Jews and Urban Life, edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon, 91-106. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1208....

Levinson, Julian. “‘A bunch of blond meshugeners’: Mormons in the American Jewish Imagination.” In Beyond Whiteness: Revisiting Jews in Ethnic America, edited by Jonathan Karp, 111–36. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ca....

Lockhart, Darrell B. “The Jewish-Latin American Novel.” In The Oxford Handbook of the Latin American Novel, edited by Juan E. de Castro and Ignacio López-Calvo, 329–47. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. https://global.oup.com/academi....

Luchina, Elena. “Reflexive Constructions in Yiddish.” In Reflexive Constructions in the World’s Languages, edited by Katarzyna Janic, Nicoletta Puddu, and Martin Haspelmath, 365–83. Berlin: Language Science Press, 2023. https://langsci-press.org/cata....

Marten-Finnis, Susanne. “Towards Cosmopolitanism. Yiddish Periodical Culture in Berlin, 1918-1931.” In On the Transcultural Nature of Jewish Periodicals, edited by Susanne Marten-Finnis and Michael Nagel, 57–58. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2023. https://www.mohrsiebeck.com/en....

Martin, Sean. “The Yiddish Press in Cleveland.” In Jews and Urban Life, edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon, 161–81. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. muse.jhu.edu/book/120878.

Moskalets, Vladyslava. "Jews in Habsburg Galicia: Challenges of Modernity." In Ukraine's Many Faces: Land, People, and Culture Revisited, edited by Olena Palko and Manuel Férez Gil, 91–100. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978383....

Nuriel, Patricia G. and Astro, Alan. "A Comedic Yiddish Song on Unemployment (Argentina, 1930s)." In Jews Across the Americas: A Sourcebook, 1492–Present, edited by Adriana M. Brodsky and Laura Arnold Leibman, 356–58. New York: New York University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.18574/nyu/9....

Oring, Elliott. “Three Jewish Jokes.” In The Consolations of Humor and Other Folklore Essays, 16–30. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1142....

Pâris de Bollardière, Constance and Malena Chinski. “A Yiddish Artistic and Intellectual Home for Migrant Shoah Survivors, 9 rue Guy-Patin, Paris (1947-1950).” In After the Darkness? Holocaust Survivors’ Emotional, Psychological, and Social Journeys in the Early Postwar Period, edited by Constance Pâris de Bollardière and Sharon Kangisser Cohen. Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2023. https://store.yadvashem.org/he....

Pukelytė, Ina. “The Dybbuk: Wandering Souls of The Vilna Troupe and Habimah Theatre.” In The Palgrave Handbook of Theatre and Migration, edited by Yana Meerzon and S. E. Wilmer, 713–23. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-....

Ringuet, Chantal. “Translating Yiddish Classics: Redefining Tradition in Modern Yiddish Literature through the Prism of Kadya Molodowsky.” In This Is a Classic: Translators on Making Writers Global, edited by Regina Galasso, 111–24. London: Bloomsbury, 2023. https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/....

Robinson, Ira. “Hasid and Maskil: The Hasidic Tales of a Cleveland Yiddish Journalist." In “A Link in the Great American Chain": Studies in the Evolution of the Orthodox Jewish Community in Cleveland, Ohio, 59-76. Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/979888....

Rubinstein, Rachel. "Kristobal Kolon: The Yiddish Columbus (Mexico, 1938)." In Jews Across the Americas: A Sourcebook, 1492–Present, edited by Adriana M. Brodsky and Laura Arnold Leibman, 351–55. New York: New York University Press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.18574/nyu/9....

Sampson, Elissa. “Yiddish Leftists as Early Intra-Ethniks.” In Beyond Whiteness: Revisiting Jews in Ethnic America, edited by Jonathan Karp, 1-24. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ca....

Shternshis, Anna. "People Fell Like Flies: How Yiddish songs document history and collective action during the Holocaust in the Soviet Union." In On the Social History of Persecution, edited by Christian Gerlach, 197–222. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978311....

Vincė, Laima. “Yiddish as Postmemory Portal: Ellen Cassedy, We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust.” In Vanished Lands: Memory and Postmemory in North American Lithuanian Diaspora Literature, 353–70. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2023. https://www.peterlang.com/docu....

Weiman-Kelman, Zohar. “Legible Lesbian Lines: The Bilingual Poetry of Irena Klepfisz.” In Jewish Lesbian Scholarship in a Time of Change, edited by Marla Brettschneider, 20–34. London: Routledge, 2023. https://www.routledge.com/Jewi....

Weininger, Melissa. “Failed Messiah: H. Leivick’s Der Goylem and the Ethics of Action.” In Applying Jewish Ethics: Beyond the Rabbinic Tradition, edited by Jennifer A. Thompson and Allison B. Wolf, 125–38. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2023. https://rowman.com/ISBN/978179....

Wiegand, Beruriah. “Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991): ‘Myriads of Cows and Fowls . . . Ready to Take Revenge.’” In Animal Theologians, edited by Andrew Linzey and Clair Linzey, 389–400. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. https://global.oup.com/academi....

Wirth-Nesher, Hana. “Jewish American Writers and the J-Word.” In Beyond Whiteness: Revisiting Jews in Ethnic America, edited by Jonathan Karp, 137–56. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ca....

Wurbs, Janina. "Auditory quarrels, rage and collective action: A street singer and his audience within the web of the ghetto society." In On the Social History of Persecution, edited by Christian Gerlach, 183–96. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1515/978311....

Zalkin, Motti. “Jewish Urbanization and the Midsize City: The Case of Kaunas, Lithuania.” In Jews and Urban Life, edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon, 123–37. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/1208....

Zecker, Robert M. “From the Classroom to the Soapbox: Multiethnic Workers Schools and Leftist Parties.” In Beyond Whiteness: Revisiting Jews in Ethnic America, edited by Jonathan Karp, 25–58. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2023. https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ca....


Special Issues


Murder, Lust, and Laughter, or, Shund Theater. In geveb (April 2023).

Berkowitz, Joel, Sonia Gollance and Nick Underwood. “Murder, Lust, and Laughter, or, Shund Theatre: A Special Issue of In geveb.” In geveb (April 2023). https://ingeveb.org/articles/m....

Abeliovich, Ruthie. “Kol Nidre and the Making of the Jewish Theatre Audience.” In geveb (April 2023). https://ingeveb.org/articles/k....

Cohen, Roni, and Olga Levitan. “'Di Yidn Kumen!': Israeli and Multicultural Identities in Israeli Yiddish Light Entertainment Shows.” In geveb (April 2023). https://ingeveb.org/articles/i....

Gollance, Sonia. “‘An altogether unusual love and understanding’: The Shomer Sisters and the Gender Politics of Shund Theatre.” In geveb (April 2023). https://ingeveb.org/articles/t....

Ribak, Gil. “My Mom Drank Ink: The ‘Little Negro’ and the Performance of Race in Yente Telebende’s Stage Productions.” In geveb (April 2023). https://ingeveb.org/articles/r....



Articles


Abeliovich, Ruthie, and Yonatan Moss. "Sewing Mothers: Re-envisioning Jewish-Christian Relations in Sholem Asch’s ‘On a Carnival Night.’" European Journal of Jewish Studies (2023): 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1163/187247....

Adamczyk–Garbowska, Monika. "Mordecai Tsanin: Yiddish Orphanhood in Israel and Afterlife in Poland." Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 35 (2023): 249–62. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/8....

Adler, Eliyana R. “Give me Łódź: Jewish communal life in a Polish manufacturing city.” Jewish Culture and History 24, no. 4 (October 2023): 397–415. https://doi.org/10.1080/146216....

Adler, Eliyana R. "Translating Trauma: The Afterlife of Holocaust Memorial Books." Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies 23, no. 2 (2023): 200–20. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/9....

Aleksiun, Natalia and Karolina Szymaniak. “Home as an Uncanny Site of Violence in Polish-Jewish Autobiographical Texts on the Holocaust.” East European Politics and Societies and Cultures 37, no. 1 (February 2023): 229–48. https://doi.org/10.1177/088832....

Ambros, Veronika. “Franz Kafka, Yiddish Theatre and Modern Stage Artistic Affinity of Actor’s Figure, Gestures, and Drawings.” Brücken: Journal for Language, Literature and Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2023): 113–22. https://www.ceeol.com/search/a....

Bauer, Ela. "Between Tłomackie 13, Warsaw, and Kaplan 2, Tel Aviv: The Role of the East European Jewish Press in Shaping Israeli Journalism." Translated by Ilana Goldberg. Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 35 (2023): 140–57. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/8....

Bergman, Dov. "The Hazanic Revival in Later Hasidism." Zutot 20, no. 1 (2023): 135–46. https://doi.org/10.1163/187502....

Bleaman, Isaac L., Jacob J. Webber, and Samuel K. Lo. "Speech Synthesis in the ‘Mother Tongue’: Designing, Training, and Evaluating a Text-to-Speech System for Yiddish." Journal of Jewish Languages 11, no. 1 (2023): 15–43. https://doi.org/10.1163/221346....

Broekhuis, Hans. “VO or OV: V to v or not to v.” Linguistic Variation 23, no. 2 (October 2023): 343–78. https://doi.org/10.1075/lv.220....

Brune, Krista. "Literary Mapping of Migration and Multilingualism in São Paulo’s Bom Retiro Neighborhood." Journal of Literary Multilingualism 1, no. 2 (2023): 145–66. https://doi.org/10.1163/266732....

Burns, Rhona. "On the Construction of National Symbol in S. Y. Abramovitsh's Susati." Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 41, no. 1 (2023): 1–20. https://doi.org/10.1353/sho.20....

Caplan, Marc. "Der Nister’s Soviet Surrealism: The Avant-Garde as Arrière-Garde." Journal of Avant-Garde Studies 3, no. 1-2 (2023): 7–30. https://doi.org/10.1163/258963....

Chad, Jordan A. "’In Der Nakht Fun Nitl . . .’: Christmas Folklore, Mythology and Stories in Yiddish." Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 41, no. 3 (2023): 1–31. https://doi.org/10.1353/sho.20....

Cohen, Oded, and Roni Cohen. "The Jewish Traveler and the Protestant Shoemaker: A Hans Sachs Poem in Yiddish." Zutot (2023): 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1163/187502....

Cohen, Richard I. “Revisiting ‘Two Jewish Historians in Extremis’: Elias Tcherikower and Marc Bloch.” The Journal of Holocaust Research 37, no. 1 (February 2023): 95–101. https://doi.org/10.1080/257856....

Davis, Allison Pitinii. "Going To and Fro and Walking Up and Down Meets ‘I Do This, I Do That’: Reconnecting Charles Reznikoff and Frank O'Hara." Studies in American Jewish Literature 42, no. 1 (2023): 31–54. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/8....

Dekel, Mikhal. "Between Hostility and Intimacy: Christian and Jewish Polish Citizens in the USSR, Iran, and Palestine." Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 35 (2023): 235–48. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/8....

Estraikh, Gennady. "Dissidence of a Communist Yiddish Writer: The Soviet Life and Fate of Chaim Gildin." Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 41, no. 3 (2023): 81–112. https://doi.org/10.1353/sho.20....

Faierstein, Morris M. “An Unknown Yiddish Version of Sefer Gan Eden, Hanau, 1620.” Kabbalah: Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts 55 (2023). http://cherub-press.com/.

Freilich, Miri. "The Polish Exodus of 1968: Antisemitism, Dropouts, and Re-emigrants in Nowiny i Kurier." Translated by Sharon Levinas. Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 35 (2023): 337–52. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/8....

Gebel, Ada. "Slavuta, Zhytomyr, and Vilna: The Intersecting Stories of the Romm and Shapira Publishing Houses." European Journal of Jewish Studies (2023): 1–27. https://doi.org/10.1163/187247....

Gil-Ronen, Ayelet. “The road from nationalism to individualism passes through aesthetics: changes in Israeli literature readers, 1950s-1990s.” Israel Affairs 29, no. 4 (July 2023): 812–27. https://doi.org/10.1080/135371....

Goldberg, Sylvie Anne. “Nisht ha-in, nisht ha-her (neither from here nor from elsewhere).” Archives Juives 56, no. 2 (July 2023): 45–62. https://www.cairn-int.info/jou....

Grossman, Rachelle. "The Most Mexican of Us All: Yiddish Modernism and the Racial Politics of National Belonging." Comparative Literature Studies 60, no. 2 (2023): 282–311. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/9....

Holý, Jiří. “Several Narrative Strategies in Yiddish and Czech Stories.” Poznańskie Studia Slawistyczne 24 (2023): 295–315. https://doi.org/10.14746/pss.2....

Ingenthron, Elizabeth T. "Critical Pedagogical Jewish Studies: Whiteness, Racism, and Jewish Ethno/National Fissures." Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 41, no. 1 (2023): 48–76. https://doi.org/10.1353/sho.20....

Izenson, Andy. "’… that which wishes to articulate itself in you’: Do’ikayt, Gender Euphoria, the Cut-Up Method, and Sacred Pleasure in Anarchist Jewish Mysticisms." Religion and the Arts 27, no. 1-2 (2023): 230–53. https://doi.org/10.1163/156852....

Jánošíková, Magdaléna, and Iris Idelson-Shein. “New Science in Old Yiddish: Jewish Vernacular Science and Translation in Early Modern Europe.” Jewish Quarterly Review 113, no. 3 (Summer 2023): 394–423. https://doi.org/10.1353/jqr.20....

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Lightstone, Vardit. “Selections from Elhonen Hanson’s Trader Ed, and Other Stories, ‘Lobo the Wolf’ and ‘Lobo’s Encounter with a Human.’” Canadian Jewish Studies 36 (Fall 2023): 311–30. https://doi.org/10.25071/1916-....

Liska, Vivian. "New Beginnings in the Yiddish and German-Jewish Avant-Garde." Journal of Avant-Garde Studies 3, 1-2 (2023): 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1163/258963....

Lockwood, Jeremiah. “Jewlia Eisenberg and Queer Piyut.” Contemporary Jewry 43, no. 3-4 (December 2023): 509–18. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12397....

Loentz, Elizabeth. "Jewish Women and Intersectional Feminism: The Case of Bertha Pappenheim." Feminist German Studies 39, no. 1 (2023): 24–50. https://doi.org/10.1353/fgs.20....

Margolis, Michelle, Marjorie Lehman, Adam Shear, and Joshua Teplitsky. "Footprints: A Digital Approach to (Jewish) Book History." European Journal of Jewish Studies 17, no. 2 (2023): 297–326. https://doi.org/10.1163/187247....

Margolis, Rebecca. "’Oy with the Poodles Already!’: Yiddishisms and Non-Jewish Characters on American Sitcoms." Journal of Jewish Languages 11, no. 2 (2023): 193–228. https://doi.org/10.1163/221346....

Margolis, Rebecca. “Yiddish Today: Revival, Revitalization, and Rediscovery.” CCAR Journal: A Reform Jewish Quarterly 70, no. 4 (Fall 2023): 60–69. https://www.ccarnet.org/the-re....

Margolis, Rebecca, and David Slucki. "Second- and Third-Generation Holocaust Writing in Australia: Towards a Cultural History." Journal of Jewish Identities 16, no. 1 (2023): 217–39. https://doi.org/10.1353/jji.20....

McCullough, Rachel. "Imitation Is the Most Sincere Form of Mockery: Mock Jewish English in Online Extremist Communities." Journal of Jewish Languages 11, no. 2 (2023): 229–61. https://doi.org/10.1163/221346....

Meir, Jonathan. “Bordering Two Worlds: Hillel Zeitlin’s Spiritual Diary.” Maimonides Review of Philosophy and Religion 2 (2023): 167–202. https://doi.org/10.1163/978900....

Moore, Deborah Dash. “Miami Beach: the making of a Jewish resort city.” Jewish Culture and History 24, no. 4 (October 2023): 453–69. https://doi.org/10.1080/146216....

Nahshon, Edna. "Revoicing the Forbidden: The Yishuv, Yiddish Films, and Hebrew Dubbing." AJS Review: The Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies 47, no. 2 (2023): 314–41. https://doi.org/10.1353/ajs.20....

Nissen, James. “Do Jews count in klezmer? The problem of ‘Jewface’ in the British world music industry.” Jewish Culture and History 24, no. 3 (July 2023): 313–31. https://doi.org/10.1080/146216....

Nuriel, Patricia G. "Singing the 1930s Doldrums: Jevel Katz’s Argentine Yiddish Parodies." Latin American Jewish Studies 1, no. 2 (2022): 61–74. https://doi.org/10.26613/lajs.....

Perry, Rachel E. “George Kadish’s ‘Modest but Important Beginning’: Exhibiting the Holocaust to Survivors Through Photographs, 1945–1946.” The Journal of Holocaust Research 37, no. 3 (June 2023): 244–70. https://doi.org/10.1080/257856....

Perry, Rachel E. "Not by Words Alone: Early Holocaust Graphic Narratives as a ‘Minor Art.’" IMAGES 16, no. 1 (2023): 131–57. https://doi.org/10.1163/187180....

Pietrasik, Agata. “Exhibiting the Holocaust at the Majdanek Concentration Camp and the Bergen-Belsen DP Camp.” The Journal of Holocaust Research 37, no. 3 (2023): 271–96. https://doi.org/10.1080/257856....

Pryt, Karina. ”Working on marginalised cinema audiences with the Jewish historical press website: illustrated on the quest for Jewish patrons of the palace venue in 1920s Warsaw.” Early Popular Visual Culture 21, no. 2 (May 2023): 284–93. https://doi.org/10.1080/174606....

Raspe, Lucia. "Tradition, Migration, and the Impact of Print: Local Rites of Seliot Recitation in Early Modern Ashkenaz." Jewish Quarterly Review 113, no. 1 (2023): 83–104. https://doi.org/10.1353/jqr.20....

Rathbone, Keith, and Nick Underwood. “Lacunas and Triangulation: The Yidisher Arbeter Sport Klub (YASK) and French Jewish Sports History.” Archives Juives 56, no. 1 (January 2023): E1–E21. https://www.cairn-int.info/jou....

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Dissertations


Balling, Jonathan-Rafael Juval. "A Story of their Own: 20th-Century Jewish Trans Narratives in German and Yiddish." PhD diss., Stanford University, 2023. ​​https://purl.stanford.edu/xy95....

Britingham, Matthew H. "’No Heart for Faith’: Depicting Freethinkers and Debating Freethought in the American Yiddish Press (1880s-1920s)." PhD diss., Emory University, 2023. https://etd.library.emory.edu/....

Gelles, Barrie. "'Here in America': Broadway Musicals and the Making of Jewish Americans." PhD diss., City University of New York, 2023. https://academicworks.cuny.edu....

Grossman, Rachelle. "Cultural Capitals: Postwar Yiddish Publishing between Warsaw and Buenos Aires." PhD diss., Harvard University, 2023. https://www.proquest.com/docvi....

Jakubczak-Gabay, Aleksandra. "(Sex)Worker, Migrant, Daughter: The Jewish Economics of Sex and Mobility, 1870-1939." PhD diss., Columbia University, 2023. https://academiccommons.columb....

Krakauer, Yitzchok. "Assessing Career Readiness of Yiddish Speaking Yeshiva Graduates as it Relates to their Chosen Careers within their Community." PhD diss., Concordia University Chicago, 2023. https://www.proquest.com/docvi....

Meng, Duosi. "Jewish Refugee Poetry in Shanghai." PhD diss., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2023. https://indigo.uic.edu/article....

Pridan, Ariel Y. "Going Urban: The Jewish Experience of the Metropolis in Early 20th Century Literature." PhD diss., Yale University, 2023. https://www.proquest.com/docvi....

Wilson, Elaine. "The Soviet Exodic: Resistance and Revolution in Soviet Russian and Yiddish Literature, 1917 – 1935." PhD diss., Columbia University, 2023. https://academiccommons.columb....

Zühlke, Christin. “The Yiddish testimonies of the Sonderkommando prisoners in Auschwitz-Birkenau.” PhD diss., Technische Universität Berlin, 2023. https://d-nb.info/1299835570.


MLA STYLE
Hoffenberg, Elena. “The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2023.” In geveb, March 2024: https://ingeveb.org/blog/the-latest-in-yiddish-studies-in-english-2023.
CHICAGO STYLE
Hoffenberg, Elena. “The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2023.” In geveb (March 2024): Accessed May 20, 2024.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Elena Hoffenberg

Elena Hoffenberg is a PhD student in modern Jewish history at the University of Chicago.