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

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What is the Language of Contemporary Yiddish Scholarship?

At Yid­dish aca­d­e­m­ic con­fer­ences in Israel, Eng­lish is often the lan­guage of schol­ar­ship and con­ver­sa­tion. Why? 

Interview

Bad Jews Making Good TV: An Interview with Yidlife Crisis

Jamie Elman and Eli Batal­ion on lan­guage pol­i­tics in Mon­tréal, Jew­ish com­e­dy, and mak­ing pop cul­ture in Yiddish. 

Interview

Endangered and Emerging Jewish Languages: An Interview with Sarah Bunin Benor

Mari­na May­ors­ki talks with Sarah Bunin Benor about her work record­ing, pre­serv­ing, and teach­ing about Jew­ish languages.

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