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Call For Papers: Religious Thought in Yiddish

The Editors

Abstracts are due by April 1, 2017 for a special issue of In geveb devoted to religious thought in Yiddish.

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A Tale of Two Translators: Yehoash and Alter Take on the Tanakh

Jeffrey Shandler

The recent publication of Robert Alter’s long-awaited complete translation of the entire Hebrew Bible into English is a en enormous achievement. But Alter is not the first to tackle this monumental project; almost a century earlier, Solomon Bloomgarten—better known by his pen name, Yehoash—produced a landmark translation of the same text into Yiddish.

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Rediscovering Radical Rabbi Abraham Bick at the Site of the Former Institut far Yidisher Bildung

Hayyim Rothman

Rabbi Abraham Bick united a serious commitment to traditional Judaism with political radicalism in his short-lived New York City yeshiva, the Institut far Yidisher Bildung.

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