Is Zionism a Liberating Democratic Movement? (Part 3/3)

The following text, originally written in Yiddish by Henryk Erlich, is presented below alongside an English translation that was done by the author of this blog (another English translation exists but is not available online). Henryk Erlich was one of the most prominent leaders of the Polish Bund. Under Erlich’s leadership in the 1920s and … More Is Zionism a Liberating Democratic Movement? (Part 3/3)

Is Zionism a Liberating Democratic Movement? (Part 2/3)

The following text, originally written in Yiddish by Henryk Erlich, is presented below alongside an English translation that was done by the author of this blog (another English translation exists but is not available online). Henryk Erlich was one of the most prominent leaders of the Polish Bund. Under Erlich’s leadership in the 1920s and … More Is Zionism a Liberating Democratic Movement? (Part 2/3)

Is Zionism a Liberating Democratic Movement? (Part 1/3)

The following text, originally written in Yiddish by Henryk Erlich, is presented below alongside an English translation that was done by the author of this blog (another English translation exists but is not available online). Henryk Erlich was one of the most prominent leaders of the Polish Bund. Under Erlich’s leadership in the 1920s and … More Is Zionism a Liberating Democratic Movement? (Part 1/3)

Yiddish in Lithuania: a documentary

“Gershom Scholem described Walter Benjamin’s brand of Marxism as a new form of Jewish theology, and even evoked the secularization of a Jewish apocalypse. Is the study of Yiddish just another form of exegesis, a facet of Jewish tradition?” “Language”, – Benjamin wrote, – “is where the name is sanctified.”   (the quote appears at … More Yiddish in Lithuania: a documentary

Self-Esteem in Yiddish | אַליין־אָפּשאַץ

This is the fourth and final entry in a series of four posts on sexual education in Yiddish. These four pages originally appeared on the Swedish government website that is dedicated to health education for teenagers and young adults. The website had such guides for all of its official minority languages. After an article about … More Self-Esteem in Yiddish | אַליין־אָפּשאַץ

Abortion – a Guide in Yiddish | אַבאָרט

This is the third entry in a series of four posts on sexual education in Yiddish. These four pages originally appeared on the Swedish government website that is dedicated to health education for teenagers and young adults. The website had such guides for all of its official minority languages. After an article about them was … More Abortion – a Guide in Yiddish | אַבאָרט