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Jewish language

The process results from, in equal measure, Jewish separateness and Jewish assimilation.

May 24 2017 12:01AM

A look at the phenomenon by which Yiddish words become English words under the influence of other, similar-sounding English words.

May 10 2017 12:01AM

When people find out that I teach Hebrew literature, they invariably remark, “Oh, you must be fluent.” I’ve now been working hard at it for many decades, and I’m still not there.

April 13 2017 12:01AM

Where does the Yiddish word narishkayt come from?

March 22 2017 12:01AM