Crowd-Funding a Classic Yiddish Translation

Michael Wex wants to bring Joseph Opatoshu to the masses

Hebrew’s Special Pride

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

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?

On the Bookshelf

Wisecrackers, retailers, and Maimonideans

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