How did Jews say "Happy New Year" in the early 20th century? Check out this Yiddish postcard for Rosh Hashana!
As the Rhodes Jewish community marks a solemn anniversary, Hannah Pressman considers what it means to search for family history in the wake of the Holocaust.
Sandra Barnes reflects on how her family's history differs from popular and scholarly representations of Jewish immigration to America.
How (and why) do languages mark Jewish identity? Hannah Pressman's piece was inspired by Prof. David Bunis' recent talk.
Vilna Ghetto partisan, Holocaust survivor, Yiddish poet in Israel: the life of Avrom Sutzkever, born 100 years ago.
Love the mame-loshn? Here's a special cross-post from the Jewish Book Council.
Barbara J. Henry
December 2011, University of Washington Press