“sexuality”

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide to Erotic Yiddish Poetry

Jessica Kirzane

This teaching guide offers suggestions and reflections from several scholars about teaching erotic Yiddish poetry.

Review

The Marriage Plot

Dory Fox

Naomi Seidman's new book examines the Ashkenazi Jewish experience of modernization through the representation of changing ideas about love and sexuality in literature.

Text & Translation

טאַגעבוך פֿון אַן עלנטער מיידל אָדער: דער קאַמף קעגן פֿרײַער ליבע

Diary of a Lonely Girl or the Battle Against Free Love, Part 2

Miriam Karpilove

Translation by Jessica Kirzane

The continued adventures of Miriam Karpilove's "Lonely Girl" in a new translation by Jessica Kirzane

Blog

Smitten in Yiddish: Taytsh and Your Love Life

Sandra Fox

In geveb's readers were asked about how Yiddish is part of their love lives. Click here to read their answers.

Article

Dream of a Common loshn

Zohar Weiman-Kelman

How can we read Yiddish poetry across time to find a new common language? How can we create a space for the imagined dialogues of Kadia Molodowsky and Adrienne Rich with their foremothers, an alternative narrative of blood and text?