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

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Playlisticle: Yiddish Orality in an Age of Digital Reproduction

David G. Roskies

A playlisticle of Yiddish speech acts available in digital formats.

Interview

Dreams and Technicalities: Birobidzhan Reimagined in Song

Saul Noam Zaritt

Listen to a contemporary rethinking of Birobidzhan, the longed-for but mostly imaginary Jewish territorial project.

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The Virtuoso of Loneliness: A Brief Invitation to Leyeles

Zackary Sholem Berger

Hear the voice of Yiddish poet Aaron Glantz-Leyeles as he meditates on the loneliness of the Yiddish writer while still embracing the magic of the American landscape.

Interview

Alternative Futures of the Past: An Interview with Daniel Kahn

Emma Morgenstern

Daniel Kahn talks about his musical influences, how all of his languages interact with each other in his songs, and what it means to “tradapt” a song across languages and time.

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