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

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The Bais Yaakov Project: An Interview Between David Shneer, Basya Schechter and Naomi Seidman

David Shneer

An interview with Naomi Seidman, Chancellor Jackman Professor of the Humanities at the University of Toronto, and Basya Schechter, musician and founder of Pharoah’s Daughter, who are working on their compelling project called The Bais Yaakov project.

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In geveb is hiring!

The Editors

In geveb is seeking to hire new members of our editorial team who will take active roles in the collaborative work of the journal.

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Call For papers: In geveb Special Issue on Debora Vogel

The Editors

Abstracts are due July 1, 2019 for a special issue of In geveb dedicated to the work and legacy of Debora Vogel (also rendered ‘Dvoyre Fogel’).

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Body of Language, Transforming the Language and Culture Archive of Ashkenazic Jewry: An Interview between David Shneer, Rob Adler Peckerar and Alexx Shilling

David Shneer

David Shneer interviews Rob Adler Peckerar and Alexx Shilling about their project to bring embodied artistic interpretation to bear on a linguistic archive.

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Translating the Holocaust

Jonah S. Boyarin

Jonah Boyarin explores the process of his translation of Mordkhe Wolfshaut-Dinkes’s holocaust memoir, Checkmate: The Miracle of My Life.

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The Tsene-rene: In Search of a Seventeenth-Century Yiddish Bible in Modern-Day Jerusalem

Avi Blitz

Avi Blitz discusses the popularity and gender-inflected attitude toward the Tsene-rene in Haredi communities in contemporary Israel.

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Notre Dame in Yiddish

Nick Underwood

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Yale Strom's Striking Vision: A Review of Shimmering Lights for All Seasons

Zeke Levine

Shimmering Lights by Yale Strom’s Broken Consort is joyful listening that cuts through the darkness at any time of year.

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