“linguistics”

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Body of Language, Transforming the Language and Culture Archive of Ashkenazic Jewry: An Interview between David Shneer, Rob Adler Peckerar and Alexx Shilling

David Shneer

David Shneer interviews Rob Adler Peckerar and Alexx Shilling about their project to bring embodied artistic interpretation to bear on a linguistic archive.

Article

A Linguistic Bridge Between Alienation and Intimacy: Chabad’s Theorization of Yiddish in Historical and Cultural Perspective

Eli Rubin

Yiddish has always been the oracular mainstay of Chabad's intellectual and spiritual trajectory.

Review

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

Pedagogy

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.

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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.

Review

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.

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Incomplete Yiddish Philology

Saul Noam Zaritt

Ever wonder why the Yiddish dictionary has only four volumes, all for the letter aleph? Click here to find out!