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

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2017

Rachelle Grossman, Erin Faigin, Saul Noam Zaritt and Jessica Kirzane

A bibliography of the output of Yiddish scholarship published in English last year.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2016

Rachelle Grossman and Saul Noam Zaritt

A bibliography of the prolific output of Yiddish scholarship published in English last year.

Interview

“Conversion through language”: Mo Pareles on Yiddish, Old English, and the Temporal Other

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

A medievalist uses Yiddish in her scriptural scholarship.

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Call for Special Issues

The Editors

In geveb seeks proposals for Special Issues of the journal.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in French: 2014-2015

Raphael Koenig and Naomi Nicolas Kaufman

A bibliography of scholarly works in Yiddish Studies published in French over the last two years.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2014-2015

Saul Noam Zaritt and The Editors

A bibliography of scholarly works in Yiddish Studies published in English over the last two years.

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Yiddishist Myths, and the Myth Yiddish Studies Can’t Live Without

Kenneth Moss

A report from a November conference in Warsaw “Yiddishism: Mythologies and Iconographies.”

Interview

Questioning the Authentic: An Interview with Zisl Slepovitch of Litvakus

Emma Morgenstern

Zisl Slepovitch of the band Litvakus on klezmer, gathering stories, and growing up in Belarus.

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What is the Language of Contemporary Yiddish Scholarship?

Sonia Gollance

At Yiddish academic conferences in Israel, English is often the language of scholarship and conversation. Why?

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