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

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2018 AJS Conference

The Editors

Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference.

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Speaking of Sutzkever: On Yiddish in Scandinavia

Jan Schwarz

New research and translation of Avrom Sutzkever’s work leads to a multilingual, multinational convening of Yiddishists in Copenhagen, Denmark and in Lund, Sweden.

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2017 AJS Conference

The Editors

Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s AJS.

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Upcoming Conference: Literary Diasporas in Ashkenaz

Diana Clarke

A conference in Paris this summer seeks papers on the literary diasporas of Ashkenaz, with a focus on Hebrew and Yiddish.

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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.”

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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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