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

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On Learning Yiddish in a Pandemic

Faith Hillis reflects on build­ing dig­i­tal Yid­dish com­mu­ni­ty amid the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic and the Black Lives Mat­ter protests.

Interview

The Promise and Peril of Digital Research in Yiddish: An Interview with Gerben Zaagsma

Ele­na Hof­fern­berg inter­views Ger­ben Zaags­ma about his path to study­ing Yid­dish in the Span­ish Civ­il War; the poten­cy and the frus­tra­tions of dig­i­tal research; and the future of dig­i­tal stud­ies and Yiddish.

Interview

Inside the Yiddish Folk Song: An Interview with Mark Slobin

Ari Kel­man talks with Mark Slobin about Inside the Yid­dish Folk Song, a new web­site project cur­rent­ly under con­struc­tion, which aims to be an acces­si­ble, com­pre­hen­sive online intro­duc­tion to the full com­plex­i­ty of the Yid­dish folk song tradition.

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Avant-garde Journals in geveb: A Manifesto for Yiddish Cybernetics, Part 1

Announc­ing a hybrid avant-garde aca­d­e­m­ic project link­ing the ear­ly 20th cen­tu­ry with the ear­ly 21st

Interview

Sholem Aleichem's Digital Turn

An inter­view with Jere­my Dauber about the new web­site Shole​mAle​ichem​.org

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