CONTRIBUTOR

Ben Sadock

Ben Sadock has a master’s degree in Yiddish from Columbia University and now works as an editor and translator in New York City. His primary research interests are Yiddish dialects and their history, including the ongoing development of Hasidic Yiddish and how it relates to prewar Yiddish dialects. Both his professional work and research are based in a love of the diversity and complexity of language.

RELATED ARTICLES

Review

Birnbaum and the Distortions of Polemic

Ben Sadock

A review of the new edition of S. A. Birnbaum’s Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar

Blog

Vilne? Vilna? Wilno? Vilnius?: Place Names in Yiddish

Ben Sadock, Samuel Spinner and Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Our editorial team discusses/debates our guidelines for translating and transliterating place names from the Yiddish.

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