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


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.


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?