“Yiddish counterlives”

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Yiddish Lives! Loshn of the Living Dead

Saul Noam Zaritt and The Editors

Yiddish is Dead! Yiddish is Alive! Yiddish is the Living Dead? 

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“Nothing’s of use to me, except this little song”: Norbert Hirschhorn Reimagines Yiddish Song

Saul Noam Zaritt

A new volume of poetry that re-imagines Yiddish folk song as confession, political protest, and playful soundscape.

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Yiddish on Transparent: A Talk with Jill Soloway and Micah Fitzerman-Blue

Diana Clarke and Saul Noam Zaritt

Jill Soloway and Micah Fitzerman-Blue on writing Transparent in Yiddish, whether or not you noticed. 

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Yiddish Counterlives, or How to Think Beyond Broadway Yiddish

Diana Clarke and Saul Noam Zaritt

When American popular culture imagines Yiddish as a language of vulgar comedy, how can Yiddish cultural activists respond?