Review of Adi Mahalel's The Radical Isaac: I. L. Peretz and the Rise of Jewish Socialism

Elazar Elhanan

Reading Peretz as a political thinker, Adi Mahalel offers a case for writing socialism into the center of the rise of modern Yiddish literature.


Review of Kenneth B. Moss’s An Unchosen People

Jolanta Mickutė

In this study of Jewish grassroots thinkers, Kenneth B. Moss offers an account of Jewish thought, culture, and choices in interwar Poland.


Voices from Black Lives Matter Protests: קולות פֿון בלעק לײַװס מעטער פּראָטעסטן

Zackary Sholem Berger, Sara Feldman and Anthony Russell

Bilingual reflections compiled by Zackary Sholem Berger and authored by Berger, Sara Feldman, and Anthony Russell, Jewish activists who took part in recent Black Lives Matter protests.


Communicating Jewish History in Poland Today

Madeleine Cohen

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews was decades in the making and now tells the thousand year history of Polish Jews in the old heart of Jewish Warsaw. 


The Band Community Built: Tsibele at Jalopy Theatre

Noam Green

Noam Green on Tsiblele's radically intimate sounds, and what it means to flag Jewish 

Texts & Translation

די ייִדישע יוניאָנס אין אַמעריקע

The Jewish Unions in America

Bernard Weinstein

Translation by Maurice Wolfthal

Bernard Weinstein's memoir recounting the history of Jewish labor unions in the United States.


לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: Yiddish in Holocaust Courses?

Hannah Pollin-Galay

Instructors share their thoughts on teaching with Yiddish in Holocaust Studies contexts. 


The Yiddishist Vote: Responses to Trump

The Editors

A round-up of responses to the election of Donald Trump by scholars of Yiddish. 


Immigrants Against the State

Samuel Hayim Brody

A review of Kenyon Zimmer's recently published book, Immigrants Against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America.