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An Illuminating Obituary for a Yiddish Giant

Rokhl’s Golden City: When YIVO co-founder Max Weinreich died 50 years ago, one newspaper’s reminiscence revealed the splits in the Yiddish world

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Summertime and the Yiddish Is Easy

Rokhl’s Golden City: Why I’m skipping the beach to spend the season studying

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The Mystery of the Origins of Yiddish Will Never Be Solved

How an academic field—marked by petty fighting, misguided ideological debates, and personal proximity to tragedy—doomed itself

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Halkin and Wisse and Shulevitz, Oh My!

The latest ‘Jewish Review of Books’

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