CONTRIBUTOR

Alec (Leyzer) Burko

The Jewish Theological Seminary

Leyzer Burko is a PhD candidate in Jewish History at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, where he works on the history of Yiddish linguistics—and its various grand projects—in the postwar period. He has been the recipient of fellowships from the Posen Foundation and YIVO, writes for the Yiddish Forverts, and appears in productions by the Folksbiene.

RELATED ARTICLES

Review

Review of the Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary

Alec (Leyzer) Burko

A comprehensive review of the Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary, including many examples of entries.

Review

The New Yiddish Dialectology: A Review of Alexander Beider’s The Origins of Yiddish Dialects

Alec (Leyzer) Burko

Leyzer Burko reviews Alexander Beider’s recent monumental volume on the origins of Yiddish dialects.

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