Opportunity Grant winner Mohamed Elias explains why he chose to study Yiddish, and what he discovered when he did.
How does language connect children to their parents? Hannah Pressman reflects on learning Hebrew as a child and discovering her mother's ulpan notebook.
Yarrow Linden, a Jewish Studies minor, spent last autumn in Australia with the support of an Opportunity Grant. Hear about her adventures!
Finding clues to a great-grandmother's migratory life in her notebook from the Alliance Israelite Universelle school.
Hebrew was the only way Anat Mooreville could communicate with her Romanian-born grandparents. A beautiful reflection on home as "a place beyond language."
Robert Whitehill-Bashan had the uncanny experience of seeing an elegant Hebrew poem on his Facebook feed--and realizing it was his own.
Edirne, in northwestern Turkey, used to be home to a major Sephardic Jewish community.
Novelist Dara Horn dares to ask the question: Why are there still only three kinds of American Jews who are allowed to learn Hebrew?