Jews from Iran to India once spoke their own languages. The few remaining speakers are now the ends of those linguistic lines.
And the precious debate over Hebrew’s longest word
Master etymologist Gerald Cohen knows how jazz got its name, why they’re called hot dogs, and much more
Sarah Bunin Benor’s new Jewish English Lexicon crowd-sources distinctive contributions to the language
The last fully realized work by Harvey Pekar illuminates the bluntness and delight of American Yiddish in the last century. A new excerpt.
New Google tool reveals relative popularity of ‘shmuck,’ ‘Zionist,’ other terms