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

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Vilne? Vilna? Wilno? Vilnius?: Place Names in Yiddish

Our edi­to­r­i­al team discusses/​debates our guide­lines for trans­lat­ing and translit­er­at­ing place names from the Yiddish.

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Where Text Meets Sweat: Reading Yiddish Utopia in the Utah Landscape

Erin Fai­gin asks utopi­an ques­tions in Clar­i­on, Utah, the site of a for­mer Yid­dish agri­cul­tur­al colony.

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Before Birobidzhan

Yev­geniy Fiks vis­its Biro­bidzhan, and refus­es nos­tal­gia and mourn­ing on his return. 

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