Where Text Meets Sweat: Reading Yiddish Utopia in the Utah Landscape

Erin Faigin

Erin Faigin asks utopian questions in Clarion, Utah, the site of a former Yiddish agricultural colony.


A Jewish Folk Poet in Texas: Chaya Rochel Andres and the Yiddish South

Josh Parshall

Writing Yiddish poems and resisting assimilation in the Dallas Arbeter Ring 


From Kansas to Kentucky in a Jewish Literature Classroom: A “Creative Option” for Reflection Papers

Jessica Kirzane

Jessica Kirzane discusses a creative writing prompt for students in a course on American Jewish Literature and shares samples of students' work.


Resources in Yiddish Studies: Bibliographies of Imprints (by country or region); The Yiddish Press

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on surveys of the publishing output of specific countries or regions. 


Yiddish Literature in the American West

Caroline Luce

Was there a definable style of Yiddish writing produced in the American West? It is time to look beyond New York and examine the unique experiences of Jews on the Pacific Coast and the literary culture they produced.