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


Resources in Yiddish Studies: Yiddish Linguistic Scholarship

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on publications and other resources devoted to the Yiddish language itself. 


Searching for Ashkenaz

Ross Perlin

Ashkenaz, the undiscovered country, lies just north of nowhere and a little west of wherever we want it to be.


The New Yiddish Dialectology: A Review of Alexander Beider's The Origins of Yiddish Dialects

Alec (Leyzer) Burko

Leyzer Burko reviews Alexander Beider's recent monumental volume on the origins of Yiddish dialects.


לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The Great Weinreich Debate

Madeleine Cohen

The second installment of our pedagogy forum, presenting the opinions and experiences of Yiddish language teachers on the question of using the textbook College Yiddish.