Critical Language Pedagogy: A Report from an AJS Roundtable

Meyer Weinshel, Sara Feldman and Orian Zakai

A report from a roundtable with instructors of Jewish languages on the current role of critical identities in our pedagogies. 


The Place of German in the History of Jewish Nationalism: Review of German as a Jewish Problem by Marc Volovici

Lea Greenberg

German as a Jewish Language challenges the distinctions made between “Jewish” and “non-Jewish” languages and concurrently emphasizes the permeability between disciplinary boundaries.


Milgroym and Rimon, Fraternal Twins

Naomi Brenner

A comparison of the Yiddish journal Milgroym and its Hebrew counterpart Rimon, both published in Berlin in the mid-1920s. 

Texts & Translation

מכאן ואילך : פתח־דבר

Mikan Ve’eylakh (From this Point Onward): Foreword

Tal Hever-Chybowski

Translation by Rachel Seelig

In anticipation of its third issue, here is the foreword to issue one of Mikan Ve'eylakh: Journal for Diasporic Hebrew.


Shtisel’s Ghosts: The Politics of Yiddish in Israeli Popular Culture

Shayna Weiss

An Israeli TV show about the Hasidic Shtisel family explores the country's complicated language politics.