Essays, interviews, listicles, podcasts, and much more, covering all aspects of Yiddish culture.
What is the Language of Contemporary Yiddish Scholarship?
Bad Jews Making Good TV: An Interview with Yidlife Crisis
Endangered and Emerging Jewish Languages: An Interview with Sarah Bunin Benor
Naming Other Jews: Looking at Yiddish Speakers Through Ladino
How did Ladino speakers refer to newly arrived Ashkenazim in Ottoman cities? Nesi Altaras uses Ladino’s lexicon as an archive to excavate the power dynamics between Jews speaking different languages, particularly the disdain felt by the already established towards the newly arrived.
Apr 01, 2022