CONTRIBUTOR

Adi Mahalel

University of Maryland, College Park

Visiting Assistant Professor of Yiddish Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, Adi Mahalel received his doctoral degree in Yiddish and Hebrew Studies at Columbia University. He is writing a book on the radical period of Yiddish and Hebrew writer Y. L. Peretz. Mahalel's articles have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as AJS REVIEW, Studies in American Jewish Literature, Israel Studies Review, and Kesher: Journal of Media and Communications History in Israel and the Jewish World. Mahalel was a culture columnist at the Yiddish Forward.

RELATED ARTICLES

Article

Nit dos dorf, nit di kretshme: Speaking About Jewish Taverns in the Works of Sholem Aleichem

Adi Mahalel

The tavern is a fixture of the shtetl universe—but it also exists on the margins, where, for Sholem Aleichem, you can also find the chaos of modernity.

Article

Weaving The Revolution: I. L. Peretz The Social Protest Writer

Adi Mahalel

In this peer-reviewed article, Adi Mahalel follows Peretz’s search, through new literary styles, for new forms of revolutionary politics.

Texts & Translation

קיביאַ

Qibya

Jacob Glatstein

Translation by Adi Mahalel

A new translation of Jacob Glatstein’s 1956 poem about the “Qibya affair.” 

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