“Yiddish music”

Interview

“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.

Interview

Anti-fascist Yiddish Song: Shneer and Eisenberg on Lin Jaldati

Erin Faigin

Lin Jaldati was a secular Dutch Jew who brought Yiddish music to communist East Germany. Now, Jewlia Eisenberg and David Shneer are reviving her music and investigating her revolutionary life.

Interview

"We Should Not Create Enemies": Europe's Refugee Crisis and Yiddish Song

Sonia Gollance

Austrian shepherd Hans Breuer on driving refugees across the border, and getting famous for singing Yiddish songs.

Blog

“Ot azey!”: Litvakus at the Museum at Eldridge Street, November 22, 2015

Ari Greenberg

A Litvakus concert-cum-sociolinguistics-lecture doubles as a revolution you can dance to.

Pedagogy

Call for Contributions to Pedagogy Special Sections: Songs and Syllabi

In geveb's pedagogy section puts out two new calls for teaching materials: songs and syllabi.