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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

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 Hoffenberg

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

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

Raphael Koenig and The Editors

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

Interview

Sholem Aleichem's Digital Turn

Madeleine Cohen and Diana Clarke

An interview with Jeremy Dauber about the new website SholemAleichem.org

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