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

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Seizing the Means of Cultural Production: Hasidic Representation in Contemporary Yiddish Media

Rose Waldman

Literary production in Yiddish is booming, but because most of it is coming from Hasidic communities, scholars often overlook it.

Blog

"They Have Their Own Language, Literally": A Review of One of Us

Shayna Weiss

Shayna Weiss reviews One of Us, a Netfix documentary directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady that follows the lives of three ex-Hasidim.

Blog

Yiddish-language Feature Menashe Premieres at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival

Raphael Koenig

Menashe offers an intimate glimpse inside Hasidic Borough Park.

Interview

How to Shoot an Impossible Movie: An Interview with Menashe Lustig and Joshua Z Weinstein at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival

Raphael Koenig

An interview with the director and lead actor of the new Yiddish film, Menashe.

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