Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors

Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey. More

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About Ellen Galford

Ellen Galford is the author of four novels, including The Dyke and the Dybbuk (recipient of a Lambda award from the American Publishers Association), The Fires of Bride, Moll Cutpurse: Her True History, and Queendom Come. She has also written short stories and essays for UK and US anthologies of feminist, Jewish, and LGBT literature, and has recently begun writing poetry, some of it in Yiddish.

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