Meena Viswanath

Meena Viswanath is an engineer, a Yiddish expert, and one of the developers of the Yiddish course on the language-learning app Duolingo.

Podcast: Meena Viswanath on How the Duolingo App Became an Unwitting Arbiter of Modern Jewish Identity

With its new Yiddish course, the language-learning app Duolingo sparked major disagreements over Jewish identity. One of the course developers joins us to discuss what happened.

April 15 2021 12:22AM