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Elena Hoffenberg

Elena Hoffenberg is a PhD student in modern Jewish history at the University of Chicago.

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Briv funem arkhiv: Bundist Liebmann Hersch Visits Palestine

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From the collections of the University of Capetown, recently damaged by fire, an important document of Bundist history and a reminder of the global breadth - and precarity - of Yiddish archives.

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The Promise and Peril of Digital Research in Yiddish: An Interview with Gerben Zaagsma

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Elena Hoffernberg interviews Gerben Zaagsma about his path to studying Yiddish in the Spanish Civil War; the potency and the frustrations of digital research; and the future of digital studies and Yiddish.

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Making Sense of Squiggles: Teaching and Learning Yiddish Stenography

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The invisible labor, and liberation, of a shorthand for Yiddish. 

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