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Onbotn fun robotn: Futures for Algorithmic Yiddishkayt

The Di robotn con­fer­ence cel­e­brat­ed the lega­cy of bots in the Yid­dish cor­pus, dream­ing of futures for robots in the Yid­dishist world.

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YIVO Finds More Archival Documents in Biden Home

This lat­est dis­cov­ery comes at a time when a stag­ger­ing num­ber of long-lost Yid­dish doc­u­ments have been show­ing up in the homes of promi­nent politicians.

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Printable Bronx Bohemian Fashion Paper Dolls

Now you can play with your favorite Yid­dish cul­tur­al figures!

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Shomer Aleichem: The Facts of A Life

This essay offers for the first time infor­ma­tion ver­i­fied by our own comedic sen­si­bil­i­ties about Shomer Aleichem’s sig­nif­i­cant and influ­en­tial corpus.

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Announcing In geveb’s New Subscription Model

We decid­ed it was high time to make a lit­tle mon­ey off of you.

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In praise of “איז”, a Loveable, Adorable, but also Tragic Yiddish Word With Many Meanings

The word איז is both fun­ny and sad, like Yid­dish itself. It comes from some­where in East­ern Europe.

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Yiddish Songs to Sing in the Shower

We asked some experts, whose answers are drip­ping with wisdom.

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War of the Wordles

Yed­er vertl hot zikh zayn ertl (every Wor­dle finds its girdle)

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Call for Papers: Kol Ish: Reclaiming Men’s Voices

What is the role of men writ­ers in the devel­op­ment of Yid­dish lit­er­a­ture? For too long, men writ­ers have been neglect­ed by lit­er­ary crit­ics, schol­ars, and cul­tur­al institutions.

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Asch Wednesday at the White House

On Wednes­day, Feb­ru­ary 26, Pres­i­dent Joseph R. Biden announced in a press brief­ing that he will be host­ing Asch Wednes­day 2022 at the White House.

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