Jewish language

An eruv is a wall made of doors.

June 15 2018 12:01AM

From the Cairo Genizah.

David Wasserstein
June 8 2018 12:01AM

Blame the Bible.

Alexander Beider
June 5 2018 12:01AM

And their literary history.

Mardean Isaac
June 4 2018 12:01AM

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