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Crowd-Funding a Classic Yiddish Translation

Michael Wex wants to bring Joseph Opatoshu to the masses

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Hebrew’s Special Pride

Firgun is the ungrudging pleasure one takes in another’s good fortune, and there’s no English word for it

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Fighting Words

Kids are exposed to many loaded terms each day, from ‘gay’ to ‘Yid’ to the n-word. Some are OK to use, in some contexts, for some people. Some are not. How can we teach them which are which?

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On the Bookshelf

Wisecrackers, retailers, and Maimonideans

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