Yiddish and Mezuzot on ‘Boardwalk Empire’

How the Prohibition-era HBO show portrays its Jewish gangsters

Welcoming Myself Back to My Journalistic Roots

I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.

Finding an Unlikely Serenity at Yiddish Vokh

Annual retreat draws a diverse group with a love for the Jewish language

Yiddish Goes Virtual With Online Classes

More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses

Stop Kvetching: Yiddish Isn’t Dying

YIVO director of education says the language is still very much alive

Watch Elderly Jews Explain Yiddish Words

You wouldn’t plotz if you lost a bingo game; zaftig is ‘more plump than heavy’

Is This the Best Yiddish Rap You’ve Ever Heard?

Cantor Lee Schwartz kicks it way, way old school

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

Lack of Yiddish Translators Derails Bribery Case

Judge declares mistrial in corruption case against New York State Senator

Where Did Yiddish Come From?

An explosive debate erupts from footnotes suggesting that Ashkenazi Jews are Europeans

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.