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.
“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.
Oct 27, 2020