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

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Playlisticle: Yiddish Orality in an Age of Digital Reproduction

David G. Roskies

A playlisticle of Yiddish speech acts available in digital formats.

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Another 'Tradition Omission': Reconsidering Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Shaina Hammerman

Fiddler’s Yiddish translation merits discussion in The New York Times, not as history or metaphor, but as a window into how Jews tell stories about themselves.

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Call for Papers: Murder, Lust, and Laughter, or, Shund Theatre

The Editors

We are seeking submissions for a special issue on Yiddish popular theater.

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