EVENT: An International Holocaust Memorial Day Event: "The Holocaust & the Exile of Yiddish: A History of the Algemeyne Entsiklopedye" (January 25)

Umass Amherst Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

Join us on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 4:00PM (EDT), for an International Holocaust Memorial Day Event: A conversation between Barry Trachtenberg and Mindl Cohen on Trachtenberg’s The Holocaust & the Exile of Yiddish: A History of the Algemeyne Entsiklopedye. This event will be held via ZOOM Webinar, registration is required to attend.

TOC: Journal of Jewish Languages, issue 10.1 and thematic issue on Haredi Yiddish

We are pleased to announce issues 10.1 and 10.2 of the Journal of Jewish Languages, published by Brill.

Issue 10.1


18th-Century Judeo-Arabic Documents from the Prize Papers Collection
Mohamed A. H. Ahmed

TAJA Corpus: Linguistically Tagged Written Algerian Judeo-Arabic Corpus
Ofra Tirosh-Becker and Oren M. Becker

Expressions of Tense and Aspect in the Tunisian Varieties of Arabic: A Comparative Study of Jewish and Muslim Dialects
Wiktor Gębski

CFP: Farbindungen Yiddish Studies Conference 2023

Farbindungen / פֿאַרבינדונגען Yiddish Studies Conference
Sunday, February 19th and Monday, February 20th, 2023 | virtual presented by the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto

Farbindungen 2023: Yiddish Futures / ייִדישע צוקונפֿטן is accepting proposals for papers and workshops in Yiddish Studies from graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and early career professionals.

About the Conference

EVENT: Adventures In Yiddish Storytelling And Their Consequences with award-winning author, Dara Horn (Wednesday, December 7, 12:00PM on Zoom)

Join Columbia University's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies & The Naomi Foundation for The Naomi Prawer Kadar Annual Memorial Lecture with award-winning author, Dara Horn. 

Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PI6880u0TuOgbgtQhFKvhw

Opportunity: Translating Ma'aseh Norah

Dear Colleagues,

I'm writing with another paying gig. Please feel free to forward to anyone whom you think might be interested.

I'm seeking someone to translate this pamphlet (https://hebrewbooks.org/33896), written in 1848 (?) and published in 1911. It's in Hebrew with significant Yiddish portions. There are notes to be translated in Rashi script at the bottom.

TOC: Journal of Jewish Languages: articles on a Judeo-Provençal play, a Yiddish medical text, etc.

We are pleased to announce issue 9.2 of the Journal of Jewish Languages:




Modern Judeo-Provençal as Known from Its Sole Textual Testimony: Harcanot et Barcanot (Critical Edition and Linguistic Analysis)
Peter Nahon

The Twenty-Four Egyptian Days in Yiddish
Justine Isserles

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