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Arun Viswanath

Arun "Arele" Viswanath lives in Washington Heights, NY and works in tech. His Yiddish translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone appeared earlier this year.

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“Black Lives Matter” and Talking about Blackness in Yiddish: Stakes, Considerations, and Open Questions

Jonah S. Boyarin, Ri J. Turner and Arun Viswanath

A conversation about the effort to create and disseminate a list of vocabulary for speaking and writing in Yiddish about the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of George Floyd’s brutal murder at the hands of police.

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