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Tova Benjamin

New York University

Tova Benjamin is a PhD student in the History and Jewish Studies departments at NYU. There, she studies modern Jewish history, and the history of Late Imperial Russia and the early Soviet Union. Her poetry, essays, fiction, and reviews have appeared in Poetry, BOAAT, Puerto del Sol, The Hairpin, Hunger Mountain, and Rookie magazine, where she was a staff writer from 2014-2017.

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Interview

Moscow’s Yiddish Center: An Interview with Lyubov Lavrova and Olga Vinogradova

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Tova Benjamin, Lyubov Lavrova, and Olga Vinogradova discuss Yiddish in Moscow, including the Jewish Museum in Moscow, organizing a leyen krayz, and contemporary Yiddish culture in Moscow.

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Jewish Victims, Jewish Virtue, but Not Much Jewish History: A Review of The Argentinian Prostitute Play

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Tova Benjamin reviews The Argentinian Prostitute Play, a new play by Reuven Glezer staged as part of the 2019 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.

Interview

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Queerness, religion, and the other in the Yiddish Book Center’s Steiner Summer Yiddish Program

Interview

Remedy Before the Sickness: Eli Rosen on Translating Rhinoceros into Yiddish

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Tova Benjamin talks with Eli Rosen, translator of Rhinoceros, about fascism, Talmudic tractates, Yiddish fluency, and going OTD.

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Amerike – The Golden Land is Yiddish in Form, Nationalist in Content

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Tova Benjamin on seeking authenticity at the theater.

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