Transformation or Distortion? Anthologizing Yiddish in a Postvernacular Age

Michael Boyden

How Yiddish Changed America and America Changed Yiddish is a highly enjoyable collection assembled with undisguised love for Yiddish culture, which at the same time reflects that culture’s remarkable vitality and variety.


Review of A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts From the First Century to 1969

Gregg Drinkwater

Sienna’s book attempts to set the record straight (as it were) by bringing together and deeply annotating 120 diverse Jewish texts that each shed some light on Jewish LGBTQ lives, Jewish histories of same-sex eroticism, and Jewish experiences of gender transgression.