Opportunity Grant winner Mohamed Elias explains why he chose to study Yiddish, and what he discovered when he did.
Opportunity Grant winner Kendra Berry explains how studying language builds empathy — especially in places where nationalistic narratives dominate.
Wendy Zierler shares the story of how she learned Hebrew at day school — after her parents traded small-town success for the Jewish community of a big city.
Professor Sasha Senderovich will discuss his recently published translation of the 1929 Yiddish-language novel "Judgment" in this evening at The Elliott Bay Book Company.
Professor Sasha Senderovich's new translation of David Bergelson's Yiddish novel sheds light on "the death of the shtetl" during the 1920 Russian Civil War.
Religious identity was not part of Nick Barr Clingan’s Seattle upbringing, but a recent discovery about his family's past shifted his perspective.
For Adam Rovner, teaching "Yad Vashem," a Hebrew story by Aharon Megged published in 1955, the challenges start with the name itself.
A whimsical poster of the Hebrew alphabet bears memories as well as some deep-seated ideology about Jewish languages.