Religious Thought in Yiddish
Articles, translations, resources
This special issue of In geveb explores a range of theological, philosophical, and other religious themes as presented in a wide variety of Yiddish writings.
A Narrow Path: Language and Longing for a Holy Place that is Lost
For the nascent Polish Braslev Hasidic movement, the events of 1917 and their aftermath severed the group from its Holy Place: the grave of Reb Nakhmen in what is now Uman, Ukraine. This geopolitical reality elicited a unique literary and spiritual response in the form of an impassioned prayer, penned by Reb Yitskhok Brayter (c. 1886-1942), a leader of that community.
Jan 27, 2019
Kratsn in der linker peye: yidish, yidishkayt, un dos pintele yid: A special issue of In geveb on Religious Thought in Yiddish